AIRPLANES OF WWII.
The airplane played an enormous role in the outcome of WWII; the major powers were in a constant race for the best plane each constantly one upping the competition. Companies like Republic, North American, Grumman, Boeing, Lockheed, and Bell created 100,000 fighter planes and tens of thousands of bombers. From 1939-1945 engineers set out to create the biggest fastest and most agile.
SUPER MARINE SPITFIRE
Early in the war the Allied Forces used the Supermarine Spitfire.
This British design was fast and agile and showed good success against the Germans.
It earned its’ fame in the battle of Britain and continued to represent itself well.
From the moment the U.S. entered the was on December 7, 1941 the Zero was the U.S.’s main counterpart in the Pacific. It was the fastest plane in the sky and was able to dominate its’ competition.
The Enola Gay and the Bock’s Car were the two planes that dropped the atomic bombs.
The P-51 Mustang’s main use was to protect long range bombers on their mission’s it was extremely successful.