In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- If World War II inspired George Lucas, it was with dive-bombing fighter planes and aerial dogfights.
- They are also tricky to use - requiring fighters and gunboats to engage in something resembling an old dive-bombing run from WW2.
- The Invaders had to do a kind of modified dive-bombing, he said.
- Then at 0915 the dive-bombing was renewed before the raiders withdrew at 0945.
- The experienced pilots carried out a text-book dive-bombing attack on the big Japanese ships.
- But in Korea the Sabres were there to protect the fighters at low-level, while they were dive-bombing, Mahurin said.
- She adjusted her helmet and was about to dive-bomb the store when she couldn't spot either Deathtone or the judge.
- I dive-bombed into the murky entrance while slowing down smoothly.
- On his final day, he tested a P-A7 converted for use on D day as a low-altitude fighter with dive-bombing capability.
- In another incident his ship was sunk after being dive-bombed, again with the loss of up to forty men.
- The Germans and the US Navy had found a partial solution to the problem even before the war - dive-bombing.
- Army co-operation and close air support were in their infancy in the USA and dive-bombing seemed to be the answer.
- Dragoon enclosed on the base and went high in the air then dive-bombed the area with that special fireball technique.
- The Blackburn Skua was the first British aircraft specifically designed for dive-bombing, but it could also serve as a fighter.
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