See declassified WWII photo recognition pages and many other vintage photographs of the primary American medium and heavy bombers of WWII. A-20, A-29, B-17, B-24, B-25, B-26, B-29 plus the systems that helped them be successful. 

Almost 75 years ago the world witnessed a terrible war. A War America did not want, tried to avoid yet stepped in after being attacked to defend the freedom of nations.  It took 3 ½ years to end the war years and one offensive weapon was the bomber.


Bombers saved millions of lives while it also caused death and destruction. This presentation highlights the development of the U.S. Army Air Force and Navy bombers from just before WWII through the cold war.  It highlights the machines and their purpose and how they helped to win the war.  The talk shares a sense for how complex the war and America's defense really was.