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    World War 2 U.S. Bomber Aircraft (1939-1945)

    The American bomber arm excelled to new heights by the end of the war in 1945 - resulting in larger, pressurized designs carrying remote-operated guns and heavier bomb loads.





    There are a total of (52) World War 2 U.S. Bomber Aircraft (1939-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin. Light and medium bombers are also included in this listing as are developmental and proposed types appearing during the war years.



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    B
     1 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

    Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
    Heavy Bomber Aircraft
    B
     2 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress

    Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Strategic Long-Range, High-Altitude Heavy Bomber Aircraft
    B
     3 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing XAT-15 (Crewmaker)

    Boeing XAT-15 (Crewmaker)
    Bomber-Crew Trainer Aircraft
    B
     4 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing XB-15 (XBLR-1 / Grandpappy)

    Boeing XB-15 (XBLR-1 / Grandpappy)
    Long Range Heavy Bomber Prototype
    B
     5 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Brewster SB2A Buccaneer

    Brewster SB2A Buccaneer
    Carrierborne Scout Bomber Aircraft
    B
     6 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Brewster XA-32

    Brewster XA-32
    Ground Attack / Dive Bomber Aircraft Prototype
    B
     7 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Brewster XSBA-1 / SBN-1

    Brewster XSBA-1 / SBN-1
    Carrier-Based Dive Bomber
    B
     8 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Beaufighter

    Bristol Beaufighter
    Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter
    C
     9 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Wirraway

    CAC Wirraway
    Multirole Aircraft / Trainer
    C
     10 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator

    Consolidated B-24 Liberator
    Heavy Bomber
    C
     11 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated B-32 Dominator

    Consolidated B-32 Dominator
    Four-Engine Heavy Bomber
    C
     12 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated PB2Y Coronado

    Consolidated PB2Y Coronado
    Maritime Reconnaissance / Bomber Flying Boat Aircraft
    C
     13 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina

    Consolidated PBY Catalina
    Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
    C
     14 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated Vultee TBY Sea Wolf

    Consolidated Vultee TBY Sea Wolf
    Torpedo Bomber
    C
     15 


    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the CONVAIR XA-44 (XB-53)

    CONVAIR XA-44 (XB-53)
    Attack Platform / Medium Bomber Proposal
    C
     16 


    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the CONVAIR XB-46

    CONVAIR XB-46
    Jet-Powered Medium Bomber Prototype
    C
     17 


    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss A-12 (Shrike)

    Curtiss A-12 (Shrike)
    Strike Aircraft
    C
     18 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver

    Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
    Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
    C
     19 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss SBC Helldiver

    Curtiss SBC Helldiver
    Dive Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
    d
     20 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito

    de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
    Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
    D
     21 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston

    Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
    Light Bomber / Night-Fighter
    D
     22 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-24 Banshee

    Douglas A-24 Banshee
    Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
    D
     23 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader

    Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
    Medium Bomber / Heavy Assault Aircraft
    D
     24 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas B-18 Bolo

    Douglas B-18 Bolo
    Medium Bomber Aircraft
    D
     25 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas B-23 Dragon

    Douglas B-23 Dragon
    Medium Bomber / Maritime Patrol Platform / Crew Trainer
    D
     26 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas BTD Destroyer

    Douglas BTD Destroyer
    Torpedo Bomber / Dive Bomber Aircraft
    D
     27 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas SBD Dauntless

    Douglas SBD Dauntless
    Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber Aircraft
    D
     28 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas TBD Devastator

    Douglas TBD Devastator
    Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
    D
     29 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas XB-19 (XBLR-2)

    Douglas XB-19 (XBLR-2)
    Experimental Heavy Bomber Aircraft
    D
     30 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas XB-31 (Raidmaster) (Model 423)

    Douglas XB-31 (Raidmaster) (Model 423)
    Super Heavy Bomber Design Proposal
    D
     31 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas XB-42 Mixmaster

    Douglas XB-42 Mixmaster
    Experimental Pusher Bomber Aircraft
    D
     32 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas XTB2D Skypirate

    Douglas XTB2D Skypirate
    Prototype Heavy Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
    G
     33 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman TBF Avenger

    Grumman TBF Avenger
    Carrier-Borne Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
    H
     34 


    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He 111

    Heinkel He 111
    Medium Bomber Aircraft
    H
     35 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Hughes Model D-2 (XP-73 / XA-37)

    Hughes Model D-2 (XP-73 / XA-37)
    Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Fast Reconnaissance Prototype
    J
     36 


    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 52

    Junkers Ju 52
    Tri-Motor Transport / Medium Bomber Aircraft
    J
     37 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 87 (StuKa - Sturzkampfflugzeug)

    Junkers Ju 87 (StuKa - Sturzkampfflugzeug)
    Dive Bomber / Close Air Support (CAS) Attack Aircraft
    K
     38 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Kaiser-Fleetwings XBTK

    Kaiser-Fleetwings XBTK
    Prototype Dive Bomber / Torpedo Bomber
    L
     39 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Liore-et-Olivier LeO 45

    Liore-et-Olivier LeO 45
    Medium Bomber
    L
     40 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed PV-1 Ventura / PV-2 Harpoon

    Lockheed PV-1 Ventura / PV-2 Harpoon
    Patrol Bomber
    L
     41 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed XB-30 (Model L-249)

    Lockheed XB-30 (Model L-249)
    Four-Engined Heavy Bomber Proposal
    M
     42 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin B-26 Marauder

    Martin B-26 Marauder
    Medium Bomber
    M
     43 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin Baltimore

    Martin Baltimore
    Light / Medium Bomber
    M
     44 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin JRM Mars

    Martin JRM Mars
    Flying Boat Aircraft
    M
     45 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin XB-33 Super Marauder

    Martin XB-33 Super Marauder
    Proposed High-Altitude Medium / Heavy Bomber
    N
     46 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the North American A-36 Apache (Invader)

    North American A-36 Apache (Invader)
    Ground Attack Aircraft / Dive Bomber
    N
     47 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the North American B-25 Mitchell

    North American B-25 Mitchell
    Medium Bomber Aircraft
    N
     48 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the North American XB-28 (Dragon)

    North American XB-28 (Dragon)
    High-Altitude, Medium Fast Bomber Prototype
    N
     49 


    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop XB-35 / YB-35

    Northrop XB-35 / YB-35
    Flying Wing Strategic Bomber Prototype
    V
     50 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought SB2U Vindicator

    Vought SB2U Vindicator
    Dive Bomber Aircraft
    V
     51 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee A-35 Vengeance

    Vultee A-35 Vengeance
    Dive Bomber
    V
     52 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee XA-41

    Vultee XA-41
    Dive Bomber / Low-Level Attack Aircraft