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Thursday, August 21, 2014

"Back In '36 There Weren't Too Many Planes Flying…But This One Didn't Make It."


U.S. War Department / August 12, 2014 via the Tidewater Review

I had intended to do a couple of pieces on this sometime soon. But the Tidewater Review beat me to it.

Well, they have a staff and I don't.

Some more facts on the B-10 here

. . . and here with some nice cutaways.

The 96th Bomb Squadron was America's first bomber squadron, and if that and Langley Field bring something to mind, it is because the 96th was the squadron that carried out General Billy Mitchell's experimental bombing of the Ostfriesland in 1920.

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