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Old 21st May 2020, 14:45
Johannes Johannes is offline
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Re: Hits to down a bomber

Hi Guys

There were variations to the 30mm shell, one type didn't explode until it "smelt fuel" !........wonder what happened if it didn't find fuel, guess we can assume it just left a 30mm hole.
I agree with the difference between the B-17 and B-24, B-24's burnt rather readily, B-17's seemed to have much sturdier wings and fuselage.

Kind Regards

Johannes
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