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

    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 (53) 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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    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
    Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
    Type: Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Type: Strategic Long-Range, High-Altitude Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing XAT-15 (Crewmaker)
    Boeing XAT-15 (Crewmaker)
    Type: Bomber-Crew Trainer Aircraft
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing XB-15 (XBLR-1 / Grandpappy)
    Boeing XB-15 (XBLR-1 / Grandpappy)
    Type: Long Range Heavy Bomber Prototype
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing XB-39 (Spirit of Lincoln)
    Boeing XB-39 (Spirit of Lincoln)
    Type: Heavy Strategic Bomber Prototype Aircraft
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Brewster SB2A Buccaneer
    Brewster SB2A Buccaneer
    Type: Carrierborne Scout Bomber Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Brewster XA-32
    Brewster XA-32
    Type: Ground Attack / Dive Bomber Aircraft Prototype
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Brewster XSBA-1 / SBN-1
    Brewster XSBA-1 / SBN-1
    Type: Carrier-Based Dive Bomber
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Beaufighter
    Bristol Beaufighter
    Type: Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Wirraway
    CAC Wirraway
    Type: Multirole Aircraft / Trainer
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator
    Consolidated B-24 Liberator
    Type: Heavy Bomber
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated B-32 Dominator
    Consolidated B-32 Dominator
    Type: Four-Engine Heavy Bomber
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated PB2Y Coronado
    Consolidated PB2Y Coronado
    Type: Maritime Reconnaissance / Bomber Flying Boat Aircraft
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina
    Consolidated PBY Catalina
    Type: Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated Vultee TBY Sea Wolf
    Consolidated Vultee TBY Sea Wolf
    Type: Torpedo Bomber
     
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the CONVAIR XA-44 (XB-53)
    CONVAIR XA-44 (XB-53)
    Type: Attack Platform / Medium Bomber Proposal
     
    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the CONVAIR XB-46
    CONVAIR XB-46
    Type: Jet-Powered Medium Bomber Prototype
     
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss A-12 (Shrike)
    Curtiss A-12 (Shrike)
    Type: Strike Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
    Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
    Type: Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss SBC Helldiver
    Curtiss SBC Helldiver
    Type: Dive Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
    de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
    Type: Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
    Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
    Type: Light Bomber / Night-Fighter
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-24 Banshee
    Douglas A-24 Banshee
    Type: Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
    Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
    Type: Medium Bomber / Heavy Assault Aircraft
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas B-18 Bolo
    Douglas B-18 Bolo
    Type: Medium Bomber Aircraft
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas B-23 Dragon
    Douglas B-23 Dragon
    Type: Medium Bomber / Maritime Patrol Platform / Crew Trainer
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas BTD Destroyer
    Douglas BTD Destroyer
    Type: Torpedo Bomber / Dive Bomber Aircraft
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas SBD Dauntless
    Douglas SBD Dauntless
    Type: Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber Aircraft
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas TBD Devastator
    Douglas TBD Devastator
    Type: Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas XB-19 (XBLR-2)
    Douglas XB-19 (XBLR-2)
    Type: Experimental Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas XB-31 (Raidmaster) (Model 423)
    Douglas XB-31 (Raidmaster) (Model 423)
    Type: Super Heavy Bomber Design Proposal
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas XB-42 Mixmaster
    Douglas XB-42 Mixmaster
    Type: Experimental Pusher Bomber Aircraft
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas XTB2D Skypirate
    Douglas XTB2D Skypirate
    Type: Prototype Heavy Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman TBF Avenger
    Grumman TBF Avenger
    Type: Carrier-Borne Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
     
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He 111
    Heinkel He 111
    Type: Medium Bomber Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Hughes Model D-2 (XP-73 / XA-37)
    Hughes Model D-2 (XP-73 / XA-37)
    Type: Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Fast Reconnaissance Prototype
     
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 52
    Junkers Ju 52
    Type: Tri-Motor Transport / Medium Bomber Aircraft
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 87 (StuKa - Sturzkampfflugzeug)
    Junkers Ju 87 (StuKa - Sturzkampfflugzeug)
    Type: Dive Bomber / Close Air Support (CAS) Attack Aircraft
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Kaiser-Fleetwings XBTK
    Kaiser-Fleetwings XBTK
    Type: Prototype Dive Bomber / Torpedo Bomber
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Liore-et-Olivier LeO 45
    Liore-et-Olivier LeO 45
    Type: Medium Bomber
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
    Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
    Type: Patrol / Light Bomber Bomber Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed XB-30 (Model L-249)
    Lockheed XB-30 (Model L-249)
    Type: Four-Engined Heavy Bomber Proposal
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin B-26 Marauder
    Martin B-26 Marauder
    Type: Medium Bomber
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin Baltimore
    Martin Baltimore
    Type: Light / Medium Bomber
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin JRM Mars
    Martin JRM Mars
    Type: Flying Boat Aircraft
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin XB-33 Super Marauder
    Martin XB-33 Super Marauder
    Type: Proposed High-Altitude Medium / Heavy Bomber
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the North American A-36 Apache (Invader)
    North American A-36 Apache (Invader)
    Type: Ground Attack Aircraft / Dive Bomber
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the North American B-25 Mitchell
    North American B-25 Mitchell
    Type: Medium Bomber Aircraft
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the North American XB-28 (Dragon)
    North American XB-28 (Dragon)
    Type: High-Altitude, Medium Fast Bomber Prototype
     
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop XB-35 / YB-35
    Northrop XB-35 / YB-35
    Type: Flying Wing Strategic Bomber Prototype
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought SB2U Vindicator
    Vought SB2U Vindicator
    Type: Dive Bomber Aircraft
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee A-35 Vengeance
    Vultee A-35 Vengeance
    Type: Dive Bomber Aircraft
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee XA-41
    Vultee XA-41
    Type: Dive Bomber / Low-Level Attack Aircraft