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Suburbanization in the United States after | Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History
Although Boeing lost the contract to the Douglas B Bolo because the prototype crashed, the air corps ordered 13 more Bs for further evaluation. From its introduction in , the B Flying Fortress evolved through numerous design advances ,   becoming the third-most produced bomber of all time, behind the four-engined Consolidated B Liberator and the multirole, twin-engined Junkers Ju The United States Eighth Air Force , based at many airfields in central, eastern and southern England, and the Fifteenth Air Force , based in Italy, complemented the RAF Bomber Command 's night-time area bombing in the Combined Bomber Offensive to help secure air superiority over the cities, factories and battlefields of Western Europe in preparation for the invasion of France in From its prewar inception, the USAAC by June , the USAAF promoted the aircraft as a strategic weapon; it was a relatively fast, high-flying, long-range bomber with heavy defensive armament at the expense of bombload. It developed a reputation for toughness based upon stories and photos of badly damaged Bs safely returning to base. The B dropped more bombs than any other U. Of approximately 1.
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