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Old 23rd May 2020, 16:18
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Re: Hits to down a bomber

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Originally Posted by Boomerang View Post
There might be one other issue to consider. It might be that the twenty 20mm and three 30mm numbers refer to strikes on B17s. Didn't the 15AF operate many B24s? I understand they were considered more vulnerable than the B17. Numbers applicable to the B17 might be overestimates for the B24.

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Don W.
The 15th was approx. 2/3 B-24s. The 8th was approx. 2/3 B-17s.
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