World War II Aircraft
Small, fast, and agile, fighters struggled for air superiority in all theaters of the war.
Bombers and Attack Aircraft
Regardless of being ground attack aircraft, dive bombers, torpedo bombers, or heavy bombers, these aircraft dropped terror from the sky against ground targets and ships alike.
Aircraft of other classifications, whether transports, spotters, or flying boats, contributed to the war as much as their higher-profile combat-capable siblings.
List by Country
Use the dropdown menu above to list aircraft by country.
List by Manufacturer
Use the dropdown menu above to list aircraft by manufacturer.
List All Aircraft
Use the link above to see a list of all aircraft without filtering.
- » Wreck of USS Houston Identified (19 Aug 2014)
- » Chester Nez's Passing (4 Jun 2014)
- » Bill Guarnere's Passing (9 Mar 2014)
- » See all news
- » 791 biographies
- » 310 events
- » 30,157 timeline entries
- » 699 ships
- » 308 aircraft models
- » 164 vehicle models
- » 273 weapon models
- » 80 historical documents
- » 68 facilities
- » 345 book reviews
- » 231 maps
- » 19,166 photos, 1,609 in color