What bomber planes were used in WWII?

Here is a list of some of the best, most recognizable and most well known American bombers of World War 2.

  1. Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. public domain Boeing B 17 Flying Fortress on bomb run.
  2. North American B-25 Mitchell. public domain North American B 25 Mitchell.
  3. Douglas SBD Dauntless.
  4. Boeing B-29 Superfortress.

Did Germany have 4 engine bombers?

As mentioned above, the German’s lack of a dedicated four-engined bomber at the start of the war, was due the philosophical orientation of the German High Command.

What was the first 4 engine bomber?

In the summer of 1935, the Boeing Airplane Co. unveiled its Model 299, a remarkable four-engine, high-speed, long-range, heavy bomber which was eventually designated the B-17 Flying Fortress.

What was Germany’s main bomber in ww2?

Messerschmitt Me 264
The Messerschmitt Me 264 was a long-range strategic bomber developed during World War II for the German Luftwaffe as its main strategic bomber.

What were the German bomber planes called?

Stuka, German in full Sturzkampfflugzeug (“dive-bomber”), a low-wing, single-engine monoplane—especially the Junkers JU 87 dive-bomber—used by the German Luftwaffe from 1937 to 1945, with especially telling effect during the first half of World War II.

What bomber has 6 engines?

Convair B-36 Peacemaker

B-36 “Peacemaker”
Beginning with the B-36D (B-36J shown), and retro-fitted on the B-36B, the Peacemaker used six piston and four (two twin-pak) jet engines.
Role Strategic bomber
National origin United States
Manufacturer Convair

What bombers did England use in ww2?

British Dive/Torpedo Bombers

  • Blackburn B-24 Skua.
  • Brewster SB2A Buccaneer (Scout Bomber)
  • Hawker Typhoon (Fighter Bomber)
  • Fairey Barracuda.
  • Fairey Albacore.
  • Fairey Swordfish.
  • Grumman TBF Avenger.
  • Vickers Vildebeest.

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