None Brave - Bomber Command Museum of Canada
... Few campaigns have generated more heated argument than the bombing of Germany by the Allies between 1940 and 1945. A great many
distortions and illusions litter the popular view of the part RAF Bomber
Command played in that campaign. Not the least of these is the view
that all Bomber Command ever di ...
the army air forces in world war ii
... We educate the public about the critical role of aerospace
power in the defense of our nation, advocate aerospace power
and a strong national defense, and support the United States
Air Force, the Air Force family, and aerospace education.
AFA is a 501(c)(3) independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit educat ...
strategic bombing of dresden - 1945
... resources were to be spent on preliminary air battles, with the enemy’s aircraft, for
command of the air.
It was Douhet’s belief that a well organized, well planned, and well flown aerial
bombing raid constituted an offensive that could not be stopped. Bomber aircraft, sent to
attack the enemy, he b ...
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress 98” Wing Span Plan.
... bombers, the Boeing entry outperformed both competitors and more than met the Air Corps' expectations.
Although Boeing lost the contract because the prototype crashed, the Air Corps was so impressed with Boeing's
design that they ordered 13 more B-17s for further evaluation. From its introduction in ...
Twelve O'Clock High
Twelve O'Clock High is a 1949 American war film about aircrews in the United States Army's Eighth Air Force who flew daylight bombing missions against Nazi Germany and occupied France during the early days of American involvement in World War II, including a thinly disguised version of the notorious Black Thursday strike against Schweinfurt. The film was adapted by Sy Bartlett, Henry King (uncredited) and Beirne Lay, Jr. from the 1948 novel 12 O'Clock High, also by Bartlett and Lay. It was directed by King and stars Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill, Millard Mitchell and Dean Jagger.The film was nominated for four Academy Awards and won two: Dean Jagger for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, and Thomas T. Moulton for Best Sound Recording. In 1998, Twelve O'Clock High was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being ""culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant"".