SIX TURNIN’ FOUR BURNIN’

PROFILES THE B-36, THE BOMBER THAT CAME TO SYMBOLISE STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND

The ultimate incarnation of the Convair B-36 Peacemaker combined radial engines with turbojets.

Britain had succumbed to invasion by Germany and the US had become the bastion against Nazi ambitions. How would the USAAF hit targets an ocean away? Launching from Gander, Newfoundland, a return run to Berlin was a distance of 5,700 miles (9,200km)…

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