Drawing on his experiences as a bombardier during the War, the novel is set among flyers on the Italian front.
Here is where we were assigned to the 96th Bomb Group, except Lewis, the bombardier , who went elsewhere.
The bombardier and navigator were pleased that we had not run into anything but my spirits were low.
After World War II begins, Zinn decides to enlist in the Air Force as a bombardier even though his navy yard job would have provided an exemption.
Equivalent ranks in the Royal Artillery are lance-bombardier and bombardier, harking back to the ancient rank of bombardier , a species of trained artilleryman.
Another fun vehicle is the bomber, which can seat up to three people - a pilot, a bombardier , and a tailgunner.
Satisfied that his three navigators were in agreement, the pilot ordered the bombardier to pick out a mean point of impact, synchronize, and drop the bombs.
Cater Lee was the bombardier in Henderson's first crew, where Richard served as a co-pilot.
He was there for eight months, during which he rose to the rank of bombardier .
Crews were being trimmed to nine because they determined it was unnecessary to have a qualified bombardier in every plane in the formation.