Bombing Burma’s Bridges in World War II
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Warfare History Network, Bob Bergin

World War II, Asia

Flying the Hump involved some of the most dangerous missions of the war.

Here's What You Need to Know: The 7th Bomb Group concentrated on bombing railroad bridges along Japan’s supply line to Burma, including the famous Bridge on the River Kwai.

Thirty-five Boeing B-17C Flying Fortress bombers of the 7th Bomb Group happened to be on their way to Asia the morning the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. They had been sent to reinforce U.S. Army...

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