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USAAF

During the Second World War all sides participated in the bombing of civilians. In some instances they were the target of the raids, in...

A battle damaged B-17 from the 92nd Bomb Group returning from a mission over Germany, comes in to land at Podington Air Base, station 109...

Dilbert fearlessly provides a string of negative examples of what not to do during aerial gunnery practice. In this documentary short training film, Navy...

Watch this incredible footage of B-17 Flying Fortress bombers on a mission to bomb Germany. Watch the ground crews prepare the airplanes and then...

WW2 Researcher Bill Beigel hopes to reunite airmen’s stories with families searching for answersAmerican military casualty researcher William L. “Bill” Beigel, who has researched...
Lady Be Good

Lady Be Good was a USAAF B-24D liberator which had been bombing Naples on April 4 1943. It disappeared without a trace only to...

Ileen Lois was the name given to a B-17 bomber which was recovered in 2013 after 69 years since it crashed in Lake Bolsena,...

A B-17 dropping food over The Netherlands, image courtesy of armyairforces.comIn April 1945, over 3.5 million Dutch citizens in the western part of The Netherlands...
Lady Be Good

The wreckage of a USAAF (United States Army Air Forces) plane that went missing during its first and last mission in the Second World...

Assembly ships were retired bombers that were still flyable. They were painted in unique paint schemes so large groups of bombers could find them...