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  • American Aces in World War II(96 clicks)
    Brief biographies.
  • American Aircraft of World War II(99 clicks)
    "This is a reference site with photos, data, and info on all American aircraft designed or used in World War II."
  • Art Kramer's World War II Pictures(78 clicks)
  • B24.net(82 clicks)
    Authentic history of 392nd Bomb Group, 8th AF and Air corps POW's
  • Bong Memorial(74 clicks)
    It honors Dick Bong of Poplar, America's leading Ace of all time, who piloted a P-38 Lightning through more than 200 missions over the Southwest Pacific in World War II and destroyed 40 enemy planes - a record that will never be equaled.
  • Flight-History.com(88 clicks)
    Flight-History.com is your on-line resource for aviation history. Featuring the early days of flight, the dawn of commercial airlines and WWII.
  • From the Prairies to the Skies(82 clicks)
    The Memoirs of Richard B. Sigle, WW II B-24 Bomber Pilot (1920-1991).
  • Historica World War II Aviation History Research(86 clicks)
    HISTORICA sells information on all aspects of World War II aviaiton history as well as publishing selected titles on the subject.
  • Historical analysis of the 14-15 February 1945 Bombings of Dresden(85 clicks)
    "The purpose of this historical analysis, based in its entirety on existing official documents and on standard reference sources, is to provide a more detailed and definitive account of the reasons for and the nature and consequences of the February 1945 Dresden bombings than has heretofore been available."
  • Imperial War Museum Duxford(119 clicks)
    Great Britain museum. Duxford was a major base.
  • Lady Be Good(75 clicks)
    Story of the 1959-60 search for and recovery of crew members of the B-24 Bomber Lady Be Good. This aircraft was discovered in the Libyan Desert 16 years after it lost its way back from a World War II mission to bomb Naples, Italy on 4 April 1943. The plane was found in 1959 by an oil exploration team, miraculously preserved by the desert environment. The next year the bodies of eight of the nine crew members were recovered by Quartermaster Graves Registration personnel.
  • Lady Be Good(79 clicks)
    Story of the 1959-60 search for and recovery of crew members of the B-24 Bomber Lady Be Good. This aircraft was discovered in the Libyan Desert 16 years after it lost its way back from a World War II mission to bomb Naples, Italy on 4 April 1943. The plane was found in 1959 by an oil exploration team, miraculously preserved by the desert environment. The next year the bodies of eight of the nine crew members were recovered by Quartermaster Graves Registration personnel.
  • Light and Medium Bombers of World War II(82 clicks)
    "The goal of L&M Bombers is to advertise and preserve the memories and experiences of the men and aircraft serving in the United State Army Air Corps during World War II. This site was designed around the intention of keeping the history of each individual light and medium bombardment group that was activated to serve in the war."
  • Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen(112 clicks)
    "This is the story of Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen's contribution to victory in the Second World War."
  • Marshall Stelzriede's Wartime Story(82 clicks)
    "The experiences of a B-17 navigator with the U.S. Eighth Air Force (Mighty Eighth) in Europe during WW2, with photos taken during his tour of duty and news articles describing his 25 missions."
  • My Father's Website - Sgt Don Bruce 115 Squadron RAF(78 clicks)
    A collection of copyright articles released onto the internet about Bruce's experiences in bomber command WW2 for future generations lest we forget.
  • Planes and Pilots in World War II(94 clicks)
  • Royal Air Force Bomber Command(85 clicks)
  • The Air War in East Anglia(87 clicks)
    East Anglia 1939-1945 WWII Aviation History
  • Their Finest Hour(80 clicks)
  • Tuskegee Airmen(81 clicks)
    Honoring the accomplishments and perpetuating the history of African-Americans who participated in air crew, ground crew and operations support training in the Army Air Corps during WWII.
  • U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II(152 clicks)
  • US Marine Corps VMD-354(76 clicks)
    A brief history of a US Marine Corps Aerial Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron during Wll from its commissioning in July 1943 to the end of hostilies in September 1945.
  • Victory Through Air Power (1943)(90 clicks)
    Film
  • World War II Aviation(91 clicks)
    This exhibition gallery memorializes the men and air machines of World War II.