AIR: Superfortress

Air Forces General "Hap" Arnold had said that the new superbomber, the Boeing B29, would make the Flying Fortress shrink to the size of a medium bomber. And that was about all the U.S. public knew about the B29, until last week.

Additional news did not come from the U.S. but from England. Flight, a trade magazine unbound by strict U.S. censorship, had given British readers some details of the secret weapon the U.S. is readying for battle.

The B29. recently named Superfortress, is a four-engined bomber and the biggest long-range bomb carrier...

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