The Dominator Was the B-29 Bomber’s Bizarre Competitor

February 13, 2018 6:15 am warisboring.com
The Dominator Was the B-29 Bomber’s Bizarre Competitor

The B-29 Superfortress heavy bomber achieved fame — and infamy — for its role in the atomic bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Developing the huge bombers, which could lug heavy bomb loads over long distances at high altitudes and speeds, amounted to the most expensive weapons program undertaken by the United States during World War II — more expensive even the Manhattan Project. However, Boeing’s Superfortress…

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