History of War

BOMBING THE NORTH

Source:   B-29 Superfortresses were capable of carrying large payloads and travelling huge distances. They could also be modified to carry atomic weapons  

A North Korean magnesium plant during a bombing raid by B-29s

“AS THE PLA ADVANCED SOUTH, TRUMAN GAVE A PRESS CONFERENCE AND STATED THAT HIS ADMINISTRATION WOULD CONSIDER ANY STEPS NECESSARY TO WIN IN KOREA, INCLUDING THE USE OF ATOMIC WEAPONS”

When the regime of Kim Jongun issued threats against the United States territory of Guam in 2017, few observers noted that the first B-29 bombers that bombed Korean targets took off from Andersen Air

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