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?

Sturzkampfflugzeug
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?

Peacemaker
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.

What was Germany’s main bomber in WW2?

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