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This is a video of the Palm Springs Air Museum's rare Bell P-63 Fighter. The P-63 was a further development of Bell's P-39 Airacobra. The P-63 saw very little use by the US Army Air Forces, none in a combat role. However, the Soviet Union used them quite extensively in WWII principally in the...read more

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More than 70 years after his plane went missing during World War II, an Army Air Forces pilot is being returned home. Lt. Edward F. Barker, 21 years old, was flying back from a training mission in Papua New Guinea on September 30, 1944. He was reported missing when...read more

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 Lieutenant) March 21, 2015
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Gen. Douglas MacArthur, commander of Pacific forces in World War II, viewed the Battle of the Bismarck Sea as a disaster for the Japanese and a triumph for the Allies. In that great air-sea confrontation, U.S. and Australian air forces proved that air power could be decisive in preventing the ...read more

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At its core this work is a database covering Anglo-American strategic bomber operations against Germany, Italy, and Axis associated or occupied Europe. As such it allows swift and easy listing of day-by-day bombing, bombing of strategic target systems by location and tonnage, bombing of...read more

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During the Second World War, Bomber Command of Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF), working in lockstep with the numbered air forces of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), played a vital role in bringing about the ruination and collapse of Hitler’s Third Reich. However, in the words of the ...read more

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World War 2 era (1939 - 1945) air combat footage compilation film, footage mixed together from WWII documentaries etc. Aerial warfare. - Viewer discretion is advised: United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), German Luftwaffe, Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Messerschmitt Bf-109, Republic P-47...read more

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With a highly complex P&W R-2800 engine generating 2,000hp, a 4-meter propeller and striking gull wings, the Corsair was certainly a memorable aircraft; it was effective, too, and was one of the mainstays of the U.S. Navy. The F4U-1A variant was assigned to units from Summer 1943, and...read more

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Desde 1943, la Octava Fuerza Aérea operaba las fortalezas volantes B-17 desde bases en Inglaterra. En un principio, los cazas no podían escoltarlos hasta el final de sus misiones y los bombarderos tenían que defenderse solos en las denominadas "Box", donde toda la fromación permanecía junta y...read more

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