Bomber Bombie

Bombers

Meanings and phrases

heavy bombers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The next day, however, the Soviet Air Force moved into action, using many heavy bombers.
  • In 1935 a number of Handley Page Heyford heavy bombers were based at Catfoss with 97 Squadron.
  • Bombs dropped from 279 Boeing B-29 Superfortress heavy bombers burned out much of eastern Tokyo.

dive bombers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Other victories included Aichi D3A "Val" dive bombers.
  • The dive bombers attacked targets in and near Shanghai.
  • In the afternoon, Italian dive bombers attacked the Bay of Kotor.

suicide bombers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Twelve suicide bombers struck five locations in the city.
  • Bra bomb A bra bomb is a bomb worn by women suicide bombers.
  • Four suicide bombers were killed.

torpedo bombers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The torpedo bombers scored well.
  • The same Swordfish torpedo bombers played a crucial role in sinking the German battleship .
  • The United States bought its first 10 torpedo bombers in 1921, variants of the Martin MB-1.

medium bombers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was primarily used for light and medium bombers.
  • When the fighting subsided, the medium bombers struck at targets outside the Ryukyus.
  • In low-level attacks, the medium bombers of the 41st effectively raked Japanese installations and shipping.

light bombers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A major task was escorting the light bombers of No.
  • 13 Squadron which operated Lockheed Hudson light bombers.
  • The ship was unsuccessfully attacked by several Bristol Blenheim light bombers of No.

bombers attacked

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The dive bombers attacked targets in and near Shanghai.
  • During the fighting three German bombers attacked the town.
  • In the afternoon, Italian dive bombers attacked the Bay of Kotor.

strategic bombers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These were the first long range, strategic bombers.
  • Much of the American war effort went to strategic bombers, which flattened the cities of Japan and Germany.
  • With a primary air-defense role, emphasis was placed on the ability to intercept strategic bombers flying at high altitudes.
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