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WW2 U.S. Bomber Aircraft (1941-1945)

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.

WW2 U.S. Bomber Aircraft (1941-1945)

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.

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There are a total of 72 WW2 U.S. Bomber Aircraft (1941-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.


Light-, medium-, and heavy-class bombers are all included in this list as are developmental and proposed designs appearing during the war years (1939-1945).



Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Four-Engined Heavy Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
001
National Flag Graphic
1937
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Strategic Long-Range, High-Altitude Heavy Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress
002
National Flag Graphic
1943
Boeing XAT-15 (Crewmaker)
Bomber-Crew Trainer Aircraft
Picture of the Boeing XAT-15 (Crewmaker)
003
National Flag Graphic
1942
Boeing XB-15 (XBLR-1 / Grandpappy)
Long Range Heavy Bomber Prototype
Picture of the Boeing XB-15 (XBLR-1 / Grandpappy)
004
National Flag Graphic
1937
Boeing XB-38 Flying Fortress
Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft Prototype
Picture of the Boeing XB-38 Flying Fortress
005
National Flag Graphic
1943
Boeing XB-39 (Spirit of Lincoln)
Heavy Strategic Bomber Prototype Aircraft
Picture of the Boeing XB-39 (Spirit of Lincoln)
006
National Flag Graphic
1944
Brewster SB2A Buccaneer
Carrierborne Scout Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Brewster SB2A Buccaneer
007
National Flag Graphic
1941
Brewster XA-32
Ground Attack / Dive Bomber Aircraft Prototype
Picture of the Brewster XA-32
008
National Flag Graphic
1943
Brewster XSBA-1 / SBN-1
Carrier-Based Dive Bomber
Picture of the Brewster XSBA-1 / SBN-1
009
National Flag Graphic
1941
Bristol Beaufighter
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Bristol Beaufighter
0010
National Flag Graphic
1940
CAC Wirraway
Multirole / Trainer Aircraft
Picture of the CAC Wirraway
0011
National Flag Graphic
1939
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Four-Engined Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator
0012
National Flag Graphic
1941
Consolidated B-32 Dominator
Four-Engined Heavy Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Consolidated B-32 Dominator
0013
National Flag Graphic
1945
Consolidated PB2Y Coronado
Maritime Reconnaissance / Bomber Flying Boat Aircraft
Picture of the Consolidated PB2Y Coronado
0014
National Flag Graphic
1940
Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer
Long-Range Maritime Reconnaissance Aircraft
Picture of the Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer
0015
National Flag Graphic
1943
Consolidated PBY Catalina
Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
Picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina
0016
National Flag Graphic
1936
Consolidated Vultee TBY Sea Wolf
Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Consolidated Vultee TBY Sea Wolf
0017
National Flag Graphic
1944
CONVAIR XA-44 (XB-53)
Attack Platform / Medium Bomber Proposal
Picture of the CONVAIR XA-44 (XB-53)
0018
National Flag Graphic
1949
CONVAIR XB-46
Jet-Powered Medium Bomber Prototype
Picture of the CONVAIR XB-46
0019
National Flag Graphic
1947
Curtiss A-12 (Shrike)
Single-Engine, Twin_Seat Strike Aircraft
Picture of the Curtiss A-12 (Shrike)
0020
National Flag Graphic
1933
Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
Carrierborne Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
Picture of the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
0021
National Flag Graphic
1943
Curtiss SBC Helldiver
Naval Dive Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Curtiss SBC Helldiver
0022
National Flag Graphic
1938
Curtiss SOC Seagull
Scout / Artillery Spotting Recoverable Biplane Floatplane
Picture of the Curtiss SOC Seagull
0023
National Flag Graphic
1935
Curtiss XA-40
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Light Bomber Proposal
Picture of the Curtiss XA-40
0024
National Flag Graphic
1943
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
0025
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
Light Bomber / Night-Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
0026
National Flag Graphic
1941
Douglas A-24 Banshee
Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas A-24 Banshee
0027
National Flag Graphic
1941
Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber / Heavy Attack Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
0028
National Flag Graphic
1944
Douglas B-18 Bolo
Medium Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas B-18 Bolo
0029
National Flag Graphic
1936
Douglas B-23 Dragon
Medium Bomber / Maritime Patrol Platform / Crew Trainer
Picture of the Douglas B-23 Dragon
0030
National Flag Graphic
1939
Douglas BTD Destroyer
Torpedo / Dive Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas BTD Destroyer
0031
National Flag Graphic
1944
Douglas Model 423
Heavy Bomber Design Proposal
Picture of the Douglas Model 423
0032
National Flag Graphic
1944
Douglas SBD Dauntless
Carrierborne Dive Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas SBD Dauntless
0033
National Flag Graphic
1938
Douglas TBD Devastator
Navy Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas TBD Devastator
0034
National Flag Graphic
1937
Douglas VTB (SD-114-6)
Carrierborne Attack Aircraft Proposal
Picture of the Douglas VTB (SD-114-6)
0035
National Flag Graphic
1939
Douglas XB-19 (XBLR-2)
Experimental Heavy Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas XB-19 (XBLR-2)
0036
National Flag Graphic
1941
Douglas XB-31 (Raidmaster) (Model 332)
Super-Heavy Bomber Aircraft Design Proposal
Picture of the Douglas XB-31 (Raidmaster) (Model 332)
0037
National Flag Graphic
1944
Douglas XB-42 Mixmaster
Experimental Pusher Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas XB-42 Mixmaster
0038
National Flag Graphic
1944
Douglas XTB2D Skypirate
Prototype Heavy Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas XTB2D Skypirate
0039
National Flag Graphic
1945
Grumman TBF Avenger
Carrier-Borne Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Grumman TBF Avenger
0040
National Flag Graphic
1942
Grumman XTB2F-1 (G-55)
Twin-Engine Carrierborne Navy Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Grumman XTB2F-1 (G-55)
0041
National Flag Graphic
1945
Grumman XTSF-1 (G-66)
Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Carrierborne Torpedo Bomber Proposal
Picture of the Grumman XTSF-1 (G-66)
0042
National Flag Graphic
1945
Heinkel He 111
Medium Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Heinkel He 111
0043
National Flag Graphic
1935
Hughes Model D-2 (XP-73 / XA-37)
Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Fast Reconnaissance Prototype
Picture of the Hughes Model D-2 (XP-73 / XA-37)
0044
National Flag Graphic
1943
Junkers Ju 52
Tri-Motor Transport / Medium Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Junkers Ju 52
0045
National Flag Graphic
1932
Junkers Ju 87 (StuKa - Sturzkampfflugzeug)
Dive Bomber / Close Air Support (CAS) Attack Aircraft
Picture of the Junkers Ju 87 (StuKa - Sturzkampfflugzeug)
0046
National Flag Graphic
1937
Kaiser-Fleetwings Model 47 (Squirt)
Carrierborne Mixed-Propulsion Attack Aircraft Proposal
Picture of the Kaiser-Fleetwings Model 47 (Squirt)
0047
National Flag Graphic
1944
Kaiser-Fleetwings XBTK
Prototype Dive Bomber / Torpedo Bomber
Picture of the Kaiser-Fleetwings XBTK
0048
National Flag Graphic
1945
Liore-et-Olivier LeO 45
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Liore-et-Olivier LeO 45
0049
National Flag Graphic
1938
Lockheed Hudson
Twin-Engine Multirole Aircraft
Picture of the Lockheed Hudson
0050
National Flag Graphic
1939
Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
Patrol / Light Bomber Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
0051
National Flag Graphic
1942
Lockheed XB-30 (Model L-249)
Four-Engined Heavy Bomber Aircraft Proposal
Picture of the Lockheed XB-30 (Model L-249)
0052
National Flag Graphic
1943
Martin B-26 Marauder
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Martin B-26 Marauder
0053
National Flag Graphic
1941
Martin Baltimore
Light / Medium Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Martin Baltimore
0054
National Flag Graphic
1941
Martin JRM Mars
Flying Boat Aircraft
Picture of the Martin JRM Mars
0055
National Flag Graphic
1943
Martin Model 179
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber Proposal
Picture of the Martin Model 179
0056
National Flag Graphic
1939
Martin Model 194
Four-Engined, Long-Range Heavy Bomber Proposal
Picture of the Martin Model 194
0057
National Flag Graphic
1943
Martin Model 201
Tactical Attack Aircraft Proposal
Picture of the Martin Model 201
0058
National Flag Graphic
1943
Martin PBM Mariner
Maritime Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft
Picture of the Martin PBM Mariner
0059
National Flag Graphic
1941
Martin XB-27 (Model 182)
High-Altitude Medium Bomber Proposal
Picture of the Martin XB-27 (Model 182)
0060
National Flag Graphic
1939
Martin XB-33 Super Marauder
Proposed High-Altitude Medium / Heavy Bomber
Picture of the Martin XB-33 Super Marauder
0061
National Flag Graphic
1942
Mitsubishi G4M (Betty)
Navy Land-Based Medium Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Mitsubishi G4M (Betty)
0062
National Flag Graphic
1941
North American A-36 Mustang
Ground Attack Aircraft / Dive Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the North American A-36 Mustang
0063
National Flag Graphic
1943
North American B-25 Mitchell
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the North American B-25 Mitchell
0064
National Flag Graphic
1941
North American NA-116
Four-Engined Heavy Bomber Proposal
Picture of the North American NA-116
0065
National Flag Graphic
1943
North American XB-28 (Dragon)
High-Altitude, Medium Fast Bomber Prototype
Picture of the North American XB-28 (Dragon)
0066
National Flag Graphic
1942
Northrop XB-35 / YB-35
Flying Wing Strategic Bomber Prototype
Picture of the Northrop XB-35 / YB-35
0067
National Flag Graphic
1946
Vought SB2U Vindicator
Dive Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Vought SB2U Vindicator
0068
National Flag Graphic
1937
Vought VS-302
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber Proposal
Picture of the Vought VS-302
0069
National Flag Graphic
1939
Vought VS-319
Carrierborne Attack Aircraft Proposal
Picture of the Vought VS-319
0070
National Flag Graphic
1941
Vultee A-35 Vengeance
Dive Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Vultee A-35 Vengeance
0071
National Flag Graphic
1941
Vultee XA-41
Dive Bomber / Low-Level Attack Aircraft
Picture of the Vultee XA-41
0072
National Flag Graphic
1944




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