1,000-lb Bomb for the P-47

Title

1,000-lb Bomb for the P-47

Subject

The largest bomb for use by the P-47

Description

P-47s were durable, easy to maneuver, and versatile. Its' versatility was in both the types of missions it could fly and the armament it could carry. For the bombing missions that involved large targets, like storage depots and ships, the 1,000-lb bomb proved most effective.

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

1940s

Files

1000lb_bomb_front.JPG
1000lb_bomb_side.JPG

Citation

“1,000-lb Bomb for the P-47,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed April 8, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/84.