‘Bombing’ England aboard a B-29 Superfortress

‘The Aeroplane’ was invited to witness an air defence exercise from a USAF B-29 Superfortress, with the report appearing in its September 10, 1948 issue

The B-29 was the bomber which dropped the two nuclear bombs on Japan and led to the ending of World War Two. In the immediate post-war years, the Superfortress was retained in service though technology was moving at great speed in the aeronautical field leading to more advanced bombers coming into service. However, the B-29 was called into action again for the Korean War.

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