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M65 1,000-LB. BOMB

Posted 2/4/2011 Printable Fact Sheet
 
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M65 1,000-lb. Bomb
DAYTON, Ohio -- M65 1,000-lb. bomb at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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The M65 1,000-pound general purpose (GP) bomb was typically used against reinforced targets like dams and concrete or steel railroad bridges. The P-47 Thunderbolt could carry two M65s, while the B-26 medium bomber could carry four.

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