World War II Bombers were used for many different tasks. Their main task was to interupt, destroy or make the enemy's ability to conduct war impossible. But they had other roles, dropping supplies, reconnaissance, rescue, and many other roles. The main heavy bombers for the US were..
B-17-Flying Fortress B-24 B-25--Medium Bomber B-26 Maurder B-29 Super Fortress..These are the planes that dropped the Atomic Bombs on JapanAnswerEven if it sounds stupid... they were used for bombing. That means, only bombing and transports. Even the B-17 wasn't strong enough to defend itself against air agressors without cover. So... if you have a look a modern military jets... bombing, intercepting,... all that together... impossible for any ww2 bomber. The dog-fight or intercepting role was taken by smaller fighters... but there were smaller bombers, too. Think of the German Junkers Ju 87 (Stuka), bombing small targets with high precision.
most bombers were solw and not very well armoured so normally were escorted by long ranger fighters there were also medium bombers like the B-25 Mitchel bomber and there were fighter/bombers and dive bombers like the junkers and the mosquito which were fighter sized planes that could drop small bombs on a target then dogfight with enemy planes but they were mainly designed as bombers so they werent very good at dogfighting.
There are many single engine aircraft used as dive bombers and torpedo bombers that could be cited if this were the aim of the question - was it?
The aircraft photos and the types of weapons used were how the B-24 bombers were identified in the World War II.
The Germans and the allies had bombers in WWI, but not in great numbers. The bomber came into its own in WWII.
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fighters,bombers,and cargo planes primarily.
Fighter planes and bombers.
Fighters (Hellcats); Dive Bombers (Dauntless); Torpedo Bombers (Avengers); Medium Bombers (Mitchells); Heavy Bombers (Superfortress).
Kamikaze is the term for Japanese suicide bombers in WWII
3 u.s bombers disapeared during world war 2
world war two bombers didn't shoot each other because they were very very very very careful.
There were a total of 7,377 Avro Lancasters built. MOST were during WW 2, but it continued to be built in small numbers after the war.
bombers were useful in the WW2 because they were used to create fear among the people and destroy key points in towns and citys it was basicly a demoriliser with a nasty sting
Strategic bombing campaign of cities and factories.
2 lanchasters were destroyed in ww2
They were used to warn people of impending attacks of bombers. Today they are used for tonados and other disaters.
Dogs were mainly used during world war 2 to Sniff about people who were trapped under calapsed buildings and mainly to convert people on the battle fields. some dogs were used as "suicide bombers".
at the start of the war only 25lb bombs were used, later 50lbs on fighter bombers in 1939, 100lbs bombs of light bombers such as the mosquito, 200lbs bombs on a mix of planes and later ww2 fighter bombers such as the tempest, 250lbs were used on a range of role, 500lbs on medium bombers, 1000lbs on heavy bombers, 2000lbs on heavy bombers, 8000lbs on the Lancaster, 12,000lb earthquake bombs on specially outfitted Lancaster, 22,000lb bombs on specially outfitted Lancaster
DKM Tirpitz, sunk in a harbor by British bombers.
according to wikipedia, 12,731
somthing to do with planes, i think what they were was people who looked out for enemy bombers and alarmed