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Airplanes - Types - Types of German Bombers. Fredrichshaffen Bombers. Front View

Airplanes - Types - Types of German Bombers. Fredrichshaffen Bombers. ...

Date Taken: 11/0/1918 Photographer: From 2d Section General Staff - AEF - November 1918. Airplanes - Types

Montering av flygplan B 4 på CVM. Personer i arbete.

Montering av flygplan B 4 på CVM. Personer i arbete.

Montering av flygplan B 4 på CVM. Personer i arbete. Public domain photograph of a workshop, industrial building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Working inside fuselage of a Liberator Bomber, Consolidated Aircraft Corp., Fort Worth, Texas

Working inside fuselage of a Liberator Bomber, Consolidated Aircraft C...

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Clerk in one of the stock rooms of North American Aviation, Inc., checking to see if the proper numbers of parts were received and placed in the proper bin, Inglewood, Calif. This plant produces the battle-tested B-25 ("Billy Mitchell") bomber, used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, and the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

Clerk in one of the stock rooms of North American Aviation, Inc., chec...

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Two women workers are shown capping and inspecting tubing which goes into the manufacture of the "Vengeance" (A-31) dive bomber made at Vultee's Nashville division, Tennessee. The "Vengeance" (A-31) was originally designed for the French. It was later adopted by the R.A.F. and still later by the U.S. Army Air Forces. It is a single-engine, low-wing plane, carrying a crew of two men and having six machine guns of varying calibers

Two women workers are shown capping and inspecting tubing which goes i...

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A giant of the skyways poises for flight, Langley Field, Virginia The four powerful engines of a YB-17 bomber are warmed up before a takeoff

A giant of the skyways poises for flight, Langley Field, Virginia The ...

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Operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville, woman is working on a "Vengeance" dive bomber, Tennessee

Operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville, woman is working on a "Ven...

12002-41. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... More

Boeing B–29 Superfortress at the Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory

Boeing B–29 Superfortress at the Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory

A Boeing B–29 Superfortress at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory in Cleveland, Ohio. The B–29 was the Army Air Forces’ deadliest weapon during the latter... More

U.S. Air Force bombs Tripoli. U.S. Army bombers made their first raid on Tripoli recently and returned with this unusal series of pictures showing the results of the raid. Their objective was the Spanish mole at upper left and they were not aiming at ships in the harbor. This photo first in the series was taken at the start of the raid

U.S. Air Force bombs Tripoli. U.S. Army bombers made their first raid ...

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Motorbyte på flygplan Hawker Hart vid Svenska frivilligkåren i Finland, F 19. Fem militärer i arbete.

Motorbyte på flygplan Hawker Hart vid Svenska frivilligkåren i Finland...

Motorbyte på flygplan Hawker Hart vid Svenska frivilligkåren i Finland, F 19. Fem militärer i arbete.

Flygplan Hawker Hart märkt svart M står kamouflerad i flygplanvärn vid Svenska frivilligkåren i Finland, F 19.

Flygplan Hawker Hart märkt svart M står kamouflerad i flygplanvärn vid...

Flygplan Hawker Hart märkt svart M står kamouflerad i flygplanvärn vid Svenska frivilligkåren i Finland, F 19.

Navy aircraft. Gruman torpedo bombers. The Avenger. These dual purpose aircraft, already tested in battle, are the U.S. Navy's new torpedo-bombers, capable both of hedge-hopping waves to press home a torpedo attack and flying high above enemy targets to drop tons of high explosives. Manufactured to Gruman, these deadly bombers are heavily armed and armored. Generally they are given fighter protection, they are carrier based

Navy aircraft. Gruman torpedo bombers. The Avenger. These dual purpose...

Title devised by Library staff, from a related image of a C-54A Skymaster which had been erroneously given the above caption. Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Contact print either atta... More

U.S. Air Force 48th Fighter Wing members march in a parade through Bury St. Edmonds during a ceremony on Sept. 18, 2004, to pay their respects to those who lost their lives in the Battle of Britain. During World War II the German Luftwaffe began its attack against the United Kingdom on July 10, 1940, unleashing its bombers against Britain's shipping industry and conducting fighter sweeps over the southern coast of England in what would become known as the Battle of Britain. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN First Class Christopher Walkenhorst) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 48th Fighter Wing members march in a parade through Bur...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bury St. Edmonds State: Suffolk Country: United Kingdom (GBR) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Christopher Walkenhorst USAF Release Status: Released t... More

Nedskjutet sovjetiskt bombflygplan TB-3 märkt nummer 22198 vid Svenska frivilligkåren i Finland, F 19.

Nedskjutet sovjetiskt bombflygplan TB-3 märkt nummer 22198 vid Svenska...

Nedskjutet sovjetiskt bombflygplan TB-3 märkt nummer 22198 vid Svenska frivilligkåren i Finland, F 19.

Navy aircraft. Douglas dauntless dive bomber. Dive bomber peeling off for attack

Navy aircraft. Douglas dauntless dive bomber. Dive bomber peeling off ...

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Carl Sandburg, author of the commentary to the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) motion picture, "Bomber" discuuses some of the finer points of the construction of the Glenn L. Martin bomber with chief production test pilot, Roland Lee Sansbury

Carl Sandburg, author of the commentary to the Office of Emergency Man...

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P-61A Airplane at NACA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California ARC-1944-AAL-6144

P-61A Airplane at NACA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California...

P-61A Airplane at NACA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

P-61A Airplane at NACA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California ARC-1944-AAL-6143

P-61A Airplane at NACA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California...

P-61A Airplane at NACA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Aircraft. Naval. The Navy's SBD light dive bomber is the counterpart of the Army's A-24 (Dauntless) with the differences that adapt it to Navy requirements. This Douglas plane is equipped with slotted wing flaps to decrease air speed and obtain greater bombing accuracy. It is more maneuverable than the German Stuka and is capable of carrying heavier bomb loads

Aircraft. Naval. The Navy's SBD light dive bomber is the counterpart o...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a bomber aircraft, military aviation, air forces, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Närbild av nos av sovjetiskt flygplan Iljushin DB-3 på ett fält under finska vinterkriget, 1940. Människor i rörelse runtomkring. Bild från F 19, Svenska frivilligkåren i Finland.

Närbild av nos av sovjetiskt flygplan Iljushin DB-3 på ett fält under ...

Närbild av nos av sovjetiskt flygplan Iljushin DB-3 på ett fält under finska vinterkriget, 1940. Människor i rörelse runtomkring. Bild från F 19, Svenska frivilligkåren i Finland.

De Soto bomber plant, Detroit, Michigan. Loading container for heat treatment from bank of rivets

De Soto bomber plant, Detroit, Michigan. Loading container for heat tr...

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Manpower. Negro bomber plant workers. American manpower draws its skills from various racial groups alike. Here, in a large Eastern bomber plant, huge transparent plastic bomber noses are being conditioned for installation on planes which will carry America's offensive to the far corners of the world. Glenn L. Martin Bomber Plant. Baltimore, Maryland

Manpower. Negro bomber plant workers. American manpower draws its skil...

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Production. Airplane manufacture, general. A woman employee in the dispatching department at the Inglewood, California, plant of North American Aviation, Incorporated, hauls another load of vital materials to the proper department. This plant produces the battle-tested ("Billy Mitchell") bomber, used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, and the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane, which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

Production. Airplane manufacture, general. A woman employee in the dis...

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Electrical assemblies for North American bombers and fighters are assembled by women

Electrical assemblies for North American bombers and fighters are asse...

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Melbourne, Australia. Beaufort torpedo bomber final assembly plant. Preparing rear fuselage for joining with other components

Melbourne, Australia. Beaufort torpedo bomber final assembly plant. Pr...

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The tail assembly for a North American B-25 bomber is lowered into place from an overhead crane on the final assembly floor

The tail assembly for a North American B-25 bomber is lowered into pla...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a bomber aircraft, military aviation, air forces, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Nashville, Tennessee. "Vengeance" bomber on the field

Nashville, Tennessee. "Vengeance" bomber on the field

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Production. Airplane manufacture, general. Miles of preformed aluminum alloy tubing are placed on racks in stockrooms ready for assembly in bomber and fighter planes built at the Inglewood, California, plant of North American Aviation, Incorporated, where women are fast taking over the jobs of the stockmen. This plant produces the battle-tested B-25 ("Billy Mitchell") bomber, used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo and the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane, which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

Production. Airplane manufacture, general. Miles of preformed aluminum...

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Production. B-17 heavy bomber. Fast, expert workers at the Boeing plant in Seattle apply outer "skins" to fuselage sections for new B-17F (Flying Fortress) bombers, while assembly and fitting operations go forward in the interiors. The Flying Fortress has performed with great credit in the South Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere. It is a four-engine heavy bomber capable of flying high altitudes

Production. B-17 heavy bomber. Fast, expert workers at the Boeing plan...

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Production. B-24 bombers and C-87 transports. A tail fuselage for a consolidated B-24 bomber is being lowered to place in a fuselage meting fixture at a Western aircraft plant. Here, tail fuselage, wing center section and nose section are joined. This bomber carries a heavy bomb load and is capable of operation at high altitudes and over great ranges for high-accuracy boming missions. It is built in a plant equipped with one of the best air conditioning and fluorescent lighting systems in the country

Production. B-24 bombers and C-87 transports. A tail fuselage for a co...

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A woman welder at North American Aviation works on a sub-assembly for one of the huge tanks that go into the B-25 bombers

A woman welder at North American Aviation works on a sub-assembly for ...

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Melbourne, Australia. Beaufort torpedo bomber final assembly plant. General view of the final assembly plant

Melbourne, Australia. Beaufort torpedo bomber final assembly plant. Ge...

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As fuselage center sections for B-25 bombers move down a long overhead conveyer, hundreds of North American women employees assemble the thousands of parts that go into a modern combat plane

As fuselage center sections for B-25 bombers move down a long overhead...

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Production. B-25 "Billy Mitchell" bombers. The metal structure for a rudder on a B-25 bomber is assembled by North American employees in the control surface department at Inglewood, California. The part will next move to the covering department for its fabric cover. Women are fast taking the places of men in this department. In addition to the battle-tested B-25 ("Billy Mutchell") bomber used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, this plant produces the P-51 "Mustang" fighter plane which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

Production. B-25 "Billy Mitchell" bombers. The metal structure for a r...

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Last moments of a flaming B-24 Liberator after raid over Austria

Last moments of a flaming B-24 Liberator after raid over Austria

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Photoprint by USAAF. No. 535631 AC.

Production. Airplane maufacture, general. A women worker at the Long Beach, California, plant of Douglas Aircraft Company, attaches clips and accessories to a wing section before the parts meets the next assembly. Most important of the many types of aircraft made at this plant are the B-17F ("Flying Fortress") heavy bomber, the A-20 ("Havoc") assault bomber and the C-47 heavy transport plane for the carrying of troops and cargo

Production. Airplane maufacture, general. A women worker at the Long B...

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Production. B-24E (Liberator) bombers at Willow Run. New Liberator (B-24E) bombers await paint jobs after coming off the assembly lines at Ford's big Willow Run plant. The Liberator is capable of operation at high altitudes and over great ranges on precision bombing missions. It has proved itself an excellent performer in the Pacific, in Northern Africa, Europe and the Aleutians. Ford's Willow Run Plant, Michigan

Production. B-24E (Liberator) bombers at Willow Run. New Liberator (B-...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... More

Production. B-17F heavy bombers. Two girl workers in the Long Beach, California, plant of the Douglas Aircraft Company, put finishing touches on the bombardier nose section of a B-17F heavy bomber. Better known as the "Flying Fortress," the B-17F is a later model B-17, which distinguished itself in action in the South Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere. It is a long range, high altitude, heavy bomber with a crew of seven to nine men with armament sufficient to defend itself on daylight missions

Production. B-17F heavy bombers. Two girl workers in the Long Beach, C...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... More

Production. Airplane manufacture, general. Engineers at the Inglewood, California, plant of North American Aviation, Incorporated, prepare drawings for the making of a new plane model. This plant produces the battle-tested B-25 ("Billy Mitchell") bomber, used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, and the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane, which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

Production. Airplane manufacture, general. Engineers at the Inglewood,...

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Production. B-25 "Billy Mitchell" bombers. A Negro employee at North American's Inglewood, California, plant, works on extrusion angles for B-25 bombers. In addition to the battle-tested B-25 "Billy Mitchell" bomber, used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, this plant produces the P-51 "Mustang" fighter plane which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

Production. B-25 "Billy Mitchell" bombers. A Negro employee at North A...

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Production. Airplane manufacture, general.  Preparing an experimental scale model of the B-25 bomber for the wind tunnel tests in the Inglewood, California, plant of North American Aviation, Incorporated. The model maker is adjusting the empennage to its correct position. This plant produces the battle-tested B-25 ("Billy Mitchell") bomber, used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo and the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane, which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

Production. Airplane manufacture, general. Preparing an experimental ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a bomber aircraft, military aviation, air forces, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Melbourne, Australia. Beaufort torpedo bomber turret sub-assembly plant. Making parts for United States Army Browning machine guns. This is a sideline activity of the plant under a reverse lend lease arrangement

Melbourne, Australia. Beaufort torpedo bomber turret sub-assembly plan...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a bomber aircraft, military aviation, air forces, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Kansas City, Kansas. B-25 bombers and tractors that haul them on the assembly line at North American Aviation, Inc. The planes are ready for their first test flight

Kansas City, Kansas. B-25 bombers and tractors that haul them on the a...

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Production. A-20 attack bombers. Women workers at the Long Beach, California plant of Douglas Aviation Company groom lines of transparent noses for deadly A-20 attack bombers. The A-20 is used by the American Air Force and RAF (Royal Air Force) for hedge hopping and strafing operations against ground troops and installations; also for reconnaissance work and night fighting. It is armed with light and heavy caliber guns in varying combinations

Production. A-20 attack bombers. Women workers at the Long Beach, Cali...

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Langley Field, Virginia. YB-17 bombardment squadron. Silhouetted against the dawn, a soldier of a bombardment squadron at Langley Field, Virginia keeps faithful watch over a giant YB-17 bomber.

Langley Field, Virginia. YB-17 bombardment squadron. Silhouetted again...

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Army Air Force test pilots prepare to make a routine test flight in a North American B-25 bomber prior to acceptance by the Army

Army Air Force test pilots prepare to make a routine test flight in a ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a pilot, aviator, aircraft, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

On the outside assembly line, the North American B-25 bomber receives its Army camouflage paint

On the outside assembly line, the North American B-25 bomber receives ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a bomber aircraft, military aviation, air forces, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Three Pacific Fleet airmen who survived the ordeal of thirty-four days in this tiny rubber life-boat are shown shortly after they made safe landfall on a South Pacific Island to which they navigated after their bomber was forced down. Left to right are: Anthony J. Pastula, AMO2c; Aviation Chief Machinist Mate; Harold F. Dixon, pilot; and Gene D. Alrich, RM3c. This picture was made after they had been "fattened up"

Three Pacific Fleet airmen who survived the ordeal of thirty-four days...

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Production. B-17 heavy bomber. Tail parts for B-17F (Flying Fortress) bombers ready for assembly into the big warships of air at the Boeing plant in Seattle. Rear turrets will be fitted to these parts. The Flying Fortress has performed with great credit in the South Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere. It is a four-engine heavy bomber capable of flying at high altitudes

Production. B-17 heavy bomber. Tail parts for B-17F (Flying Fortress) ...

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De Soto bomber plant. Detroit, Michigan. General view showing assembly line of mid-section of B-26 bomber. Picture shows how bomber parts are suspended by overhead conveyor

De Soto bomber plant. Detroit, Michigan. General view showing assembly...

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Production. B-17F heavy bomber. Parts for a new B-17F (Flying Fortress) bomber are cut on a routing machine in the Boeing plant in Seattle. The Flying Fortress, a four-engine heavy bomber capable of flying at high altitudes, has performed with great credit in the South Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere

Production. B-17F heavy bomber. Parts for a new B-17F (Flying Fortress...

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Production. Airplane maufacture, general. Women assembly workers rivet a gusset to a plane wing rib at the Long Beach, California, plant of Douglas Aircraft Company. Most important of the many types of aircraft made at this plant are the B-17F ("Flying Fortress") heavy bomber, the A-20 ("Havoc") assault bomber and the C-47 heavy transport plane for the carrying of troops and cargo

Production. Airplane maufacture, general. Women assembly workers rivet...

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Production. B-17F heavy bomber. E. Waters finishes plaster casts of ducts for B-17F (Flying Fortress) bombers at the Boeing plant at Seattle. The patterns will be reproduced on a Kellar machine. The Flying Fortress, a four-engine heavy bomber capable of flying at high altitudes, has performed with great credit in the South Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere

Production. B-17F heavy bomber. E. Waters finishes plaster casts of du...

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Production. B-24E (Liberator) bombers at Willow Run. Looking up one of the assembly lines at Ford's big Willow Run plant, where B-24E (Liberator) bombers are being made in great numbers. The Liberator is capable of operation at high altitudes and over great ranges on precision bombing missions. It has proved itself an excellent performer in the Pacific, in Northern Africa, Europe and the Aleutians. Ford's Willow Run Plant, Michigan

Production. B-24E (Liberator) bombers at Willow Run. Looking up one of...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... More

Refrigerators to bombers. The last electric refrigerator that rolled from the assembly lines of a large eastern manufacturer, meant a new job for Gertie Saurborn. Formerly, her work was silver-soldering tubes on float cases for refrigerators destined for American homes. Now transferred to war work, along with hundreds of other former refrigerator employees, she is doing her part toward protecting those home by testing regulators being produced for U.S. Army and Navy bombers

Refrigerators to bombers. The last electric refrigerator that rolled f...

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Conversion. Frying pans to aircraft parts. One of the owners of an Eastern manufacturing company explains the workings of a soundproof auxiliary engine cover to a friend. He's producing this engine cover on an experimental basis now, along with small aircraft parts, instead of the egg poachers and frying pans he used to make before converting his plant to war production. This cover will enclose motors used on four-engine bombers to take care of retracting gear and other essentials not connected with the main drive engine. Precision Metal Company, New York City, New York

Conversion. Frying pans to aircraft parts. One of the owners of an Eas...

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Production. B-24E (Liberator) bombers at Willow Run. Ambassador Grew (left), Edsel Ford stand beside a new B-24E (Liberator) bomber after an inspection trip through Ford's big Willow Run plant. The Liberator is capable of operation at high altitudes and over great ranges on precision bombing missions. It has proved itself an excellent performer in the Pacific, in Northern Africa, Europe and the Aleutians. Ford's Willow Run Plant, Michigan

Production. B-24E (Liberator) bombers at Willow Run. Ambassador Grew (...

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Production. A-20 attack bombers. A fast, hard-hitting new A-20 attack bomber is brought from a test hop to the flight line at the Long Beach, California, plant of Douglas Aircraft Company. The A-20 is used by the American Air Force and Royal Air Force (RAF) for hedge hopping and strafing operations against ground troops and installations--also for reconnaissance work and night fighting. It is armed with light and heavy caliber guns

Production. A-20 attack bombers. A fast, hard-hitting new A-20 attack ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a bomber aircraft, military aviation, air forces, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Production. Airplane maufacture, general. Why our warplanes hold together through the years of steady use, rough landings and anti-aircraft fire. These rivets cover but a small part of the surface of a mighty bomber produced at the Long Beach, California, plant of Douglas Aircraft Company. Most important of the many types of aircraft made at this plant are the B-17F ("Flying Fortress") heavy bomber, the A-20 ("Havoc") assault bomber and the C-47 heavy transport plane for the carrying of troops and cargo

Production. Airplane maufacture, general. Why our warplanes hold toget...

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Production. B-17 heavy bomber. A skilled team of men and women workers at the Boeing plant in Seattle complete assembly and fitting operations on the interior of a fuselage section for a new B-17F (Flying Fortress) bomber. About half of the workers at the Boeing plant are women. The Flying Fortress has performed with great credit in the South Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere. It is a four-engine heavy bomber capable of flying high altitudes

Production. B-17 heavy bomber. A skilled team of men and women workers...

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Production. Willow Run bomber plant. The outer wing panel of a bomber undergoes assembly in the giant Willow Run plant. When finished, this section will be removed and cranes will install another section in the fixture. Ford plant, Willow Run

Production. Willow Run bomber plant. The outer wing panel of a bomber ...

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Production. Airplane manufacture, general. The fabric department at Inglewood, California, plant of North American Aviation is the only department that had women employees before the war. Here, women sew the covering and control surface parts for bomber and fighter planes. This plant produces the battle-tested B-25 ("Billy Mitchell") bomber, used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, and the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane, which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

Production. Airplane manufacture, general. The fabric department at In...

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Production. B-24 bombers and C-87 transports. Lowering one of the four engines of a mighty consolidated transport plane at a Western aircraft plant. This new transport, an adaptation of the B-24, which is known as the C-87, and carries one of the greatest human or cargo loads of any plane now in mass production. It is built in a plant equipped with one of the best and most modern air conditioning and fluorescent lighting systems in the country

Production. B-24 bombers and C-87 transports. Lowering one of the four...

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YB-17 bombardment squadron, Langley Field, Virginia. Skilled soldier-mechanics make up the gorund crew personnel of a bombardment squadron stationed at Langley Field, Virginia. These men keep ships like the fast YB-17 bombers in the pink of condition

YB-17 bombardment squadron, Langley Field, Virginia. Skilled soldier-m...

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Manpower. Negro bomber plant workers. America draws its manpower from various racial groups. This Negro worker, assembling landing gear for a medium bomber, learned his craft under the government war training program. Glenn L. Martin Bomber Plant. Baltimore, Maryland

Manpower. Negro bomber plant workers. America draws its manpower from ...

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Production. A-31 ("Vengeance") dive bombers. Motor tune-up. Flight service mechanics are shown here warming up the motor of a Vultee "Vengeance" dive bomber prior to the ship's take-off for a test flight at the Nashville Division of Vultee Aircraft Inc. The "Vengeance" (A-31) was originally designed for the French. It was later adopted by the RAF (Royal Air Force) and still later by the U.S. Army Air Forces. It is a single-engine, low-wing plane, carrying a crew of two men and having six machine guns of varying calibers

Production. A-31 ("Vengeance") dive bombers. Motor tune-up. Flight ser...

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With the aid of a little canvas, and an obsolete French bomber, an American task force has set up a very practical mess kitchen in North Africa. Left to right are Lieutenant E. T. McBoon of Canton, Illinois, and Ssergeant C. W. Moore of Houston, Texas, inspecting the kitchen. Corporal William G. Warrington, a cook from Jefferson, Texas, is preparing the meal

With the aid of a little canvas, and an obsolete French bomber, an Ame...

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Warner Robins, Georgia. Air Service Command, Robins Field. Mechanics removing the cowling of one of the engines of a B-24 bomber

Warner Robins, Georgia. Air Service Command, Robins Field. Mechanics r...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a bomber aircraft, military aviation, air forces, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Production. A-31 ("Vengeance") dive bombers. Safety record at Vultee's Nashville plant. Department safety record board showing the number of work days one department spent on the production of "Vengeance" dive bombers without a lost-time accident. The "Vengeance" (A-31) was originally designed for the French. It was later adopted by the RAF (Royal Air Force) and still later by the U.S. Army Air Forces. It is a single-engine, low-wing plane, carrying a crew of two men and having six machine guns of varying calibers

Production. A-31 ("Vengeance") dive bombers. Safety record at Vultee's...

Public domain photograph of the 1930s-1940s World War Two, armed forces, military production, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Constantine (vicinity), Algeria. A Red Cross clubmobile serving doughnuts and coffee to the crew of a bomber just returned to the airport from a dangerous mission

Constantine (vicinity), Algeria. A Red Cross clubmobile serving doughn...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a bomber aircraft, military aviation, air forces, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

B-24 bombers of the U.S. Army 9th Air Force at their base somewhere in Libya

B-24 bombers of the U.S. Army 9th Air Force at their base somewhere in...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a bomber aircraft, military aviation, air forces, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Lend-lease in action. American war planes, provided through lend-lease, are in action on the various fighting fronts. Lend-lease twin engine bombers are shown being hoisted aboard ship in an unnamed American port from a lighter alongside. They are bound for distant Allied ports. More bombers in the background are awaiting loading. Expert welders fasten the big planes securely to the ship's deck to protect shipments from damage during heavy weather

Lend-lease in action. American war planes, provided through lend-lease...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a bomber aircraft, military aviation, air forces, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Somewhere in Iran. American assembly plant for light bombers where warplanes are given a final check before delivery to Russia

Somewhere in Iran. American assembly plant for light bombers where war...

Picryl description: Public domain historical photo of Second World War, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

[Waves of Consolidated B-24 liberators of the 15th AAF fly over the target area, the Concordia Vega Oil refinery, Ploești, Romania, unmindful of bursting flak, after dropping their bomb loads on the oil cracking plant, on 31 May '44]

[Waves of Consolidated B-24 liberators of the 15th AAF fly over the ta...

Official Air Force photo. Photograph possibly taken by Richard R. Ganczak (1924-2014). No. 51982 AC. Forms part of: Ira Clarence Eaker Collection.

NACA Pilots at the Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory

NACA Pilots at the Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory

The Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory’s pilot corps during the final days of World War II: from left to right, Joseph Vensel, Howard Lilly, William Swann, and Joseph Walker. William “Eb” Gough joined the grou... More

B-36 Operation Teapot - A black and white photo of a plane on a runway

B-36 Operation Teapot - A black and white photo of a plane on a runway

NARA RG342-B...Operation Teapot at Nevada Test Site.. Public domain photograph of jet aircraft, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

B-36 Carswell 2 - A black and white photo of a bunch of airplanes

B-36 Carswell 2 - A black and white photo of a bunch of airplanes

NARA B26060..USAF photo by E. W. Weinberger..Carswell, 24 April 49

B-36 FICON Controls 1 - A black and white photo of the cockpit of a plane

B-36 FICON Controls 1 - A black and white photo of the cockpit of a pl...

NARA RG342-B..GRB-36D panel, 1955, Kirtland Public domain photograph of control panel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Aerial photograph, taken by a Japanese pilot, of the destruction of Pearl Harbor, Japanese bomber in lower right foreground]

[Aerial photograph, taken by a Japanese pilot, of the destruction of P...

NEA Services photograph. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

B-36 FICON 3 - A us air force plane sitting on a runway

B-36 FICON 3 - A us air force plane sitting on a runway

NARA RG342-B..GRB-36D 92694 with RF-84K 7258..23 Apr 56, Edwards

B-36 FICON 1 - An old photo of a plane on a runway

B-36 FICON 1 - An old photo of a plane on a runway

NARA RG342-B..23 April 56, Edwards Public domain photograph of jet aircraft, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

B-36 at Eglin 3 - A us air force jet sitting on a runway

B-36 at Eglin 3 - A us air force jet sitting on a runway

NARA RG342-B..13 May 56, Eglin AFB, FL..Note B-47s overhead

B-36 with B-58 3 - A black and white photo of a plane on a runway

B-36 with B-58 3 - A black and white photo of a plane on a runway

NARA RG342-B..WPAFB 12 Mar 57 Public domain photograph of propeller aircraft, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

B-36 USAFM Install 1 - A black and white photo of an airplane in a hangar

B-36 USAFM Install 1 - A black and white photo of an airplane in a han...

Nara rg342-b...Usafm 1971 Public domain photograph of a bomber aircraft, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A pie-chart depicting Soviet modernization of heavy bombers weapon mix

A pie-chart depicting Soviet modernization of heavy bombers weapon mix

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

SENIOR AIRMAN Adam Seeley, 509 Maintenance Squadron, explains to visiting Missouri Republican Senator Christopher "Kit" Bond, who serves on the Senate Arms Committee, how the Whiteman Air Force Base's B-2 Spirit bombers low observable capabilities work

SENIOR AIRMAN Adam Seeley, 509 Maintenance Squadron, explains to visit...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Whiteman Air Force Base State: Missouri (MO) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: ACC Scene Camera Operator: SSGT ... More

An Air Force Crew CHIEF from the 28th Air Expeditionary Wing, salutes a KC-10A Extender as it departs for a refueling mission, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. The K-10s refueled B-2 Spirits, B-1 Lancers and B-52 Stratofortress bombers since the beginning of the operation. In response to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 at the New York World Trade Center and the Pentagon, President George W. Bush initiated Operation ENDURING FREEDOM in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), fighting terrorism abroad

An Air Force Crew CHIEF from the 28th Air Expeditionary Wing, salutes ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Unknown Scene Major Command Shown: 28th AEW Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Shane Cuomo, USAF Release ... More

A formation of four United States Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bombers from the 116th Bomb Wing (BW), Air National Guard (ANG), Robins Air Force Base (AFB), Georgia, fly a training mission over the Georgia skies

A formation of four United States Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bombers...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: Air National Guard Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jerry Morrison, U... More

Over Iraqi skies, US Air Force (USAF) Captain (CAPT) James Lozier, with the 40th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS), leads a formation of B-52 Stratofortress Bombers towards a target, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Over Iraqi skies, US Air Force (USAF) Captain (CAPT) James Lozier, wit...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Country: Unknown Scene Major Command Shown: ACC Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Richard Freeland, USAF Release Sta... More

Family members await the arrival of two US Air Force (USAF) bombers from Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), Louisiana (LA), returning home from deployment in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Family members await the arrival of two US Air Force (USAF) bombers fr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Barksdale Air Force Base State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: ACC Scene Camera Operator: MSG... More

A US Air Force (USAF) B-2 Spirit bomber aircraft on the ramp at Nellis Air Force Base (AFB), Nevada (NV). The Bombers are from the 509th Bomb Wing (BW) at Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB), Missouri (MO) and participate in regular Red Flag exercises

A US Air Force (USAF) B-2 Spirit bomber aircraft on the ramp at Nellis...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Nellis Air Force Base State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: ACC Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Mich... More

The first of six US Air Force (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress bombers from Minot Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota (ND) taxis to their parking spaces after landing at Andersen Air Force Base (AFB), Guam (GU) in support of the US Pacific Command's (PACOM) request for a rotational bomber force

The first of six US Air Force (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress bombers from ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andersen Air Base State: Guam (GU) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: PACAF Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bennie J... More

A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bomber gets refueled

A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bomber gets refueled

A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bomber gets refueled over the Pacific Ocean during a routine training mission Aug. 2, 2018. This mission was flown in support of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomb... More

A view of Bldg. 3001's main entrance at Tinker Air

A view of Bldg. 3001's main entrance at Tinker Air

A view of Bldg. 3001's main entrance at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., Sept. 16, 2016. This year marks the 75th Anniversary of Tinker Air Force Base, named after Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker, an Oklahoma native ... More

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber takes off form Andersen

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber takes off form Andersen

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber takes off form Andersen Air Force Base Jan. 11, 2018. Approximately 200 Airmen and three B-2 Spirits from Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB), Missouri, deployed to Andersen AFB in ... More

A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress deployed from

A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress deployed from

A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, takes off from RAF Fairford, England, Oct. 17, 2019. The B-52s and Airmen from the 2nd Bomb Wing deployed to improve inte... More

Servicing [an] A-20 bomber, Langley Field, Virginia

Servicing [an] A-20 bomber, Langley Field, Virginia

Picryl description: Public domain image of a bomber aircraft, military aviation, air forces, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Fairchild Air Force Base, Bomber Alert Facility, 803G South Taxi Way, Spokane, Spokane County, WA

Fairchild Air Force Base, Bomber Alert Facility, 803G South Taxi Way, ...

Significance: It is significant at the national level for its association with the American military policy of vigilance and deterrence during the Cold Ware years. During this period, which lasted roughly from ... More

British bombers enroute to front lines near La Boisselle, Somme and Ancre area. 7-6-1916

British bombers enroute to front lines near La Boisselle, Somme and An...

British Photographs of World War I Public domain photograph - British army, military forces, during World War One, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Aviation, Army bombers over East Bay area

Aviation, Army bombers over East Bay area

Photograph shows eighteen planes in flight. Public domain photograph of aircraft, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

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