He was Canada's top heavy bomber air gunner ace and only one of three in the whole history of Bomber Command.
What does HB stand for?
HB stands for Heavy Bomber
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We have 37 other meanings of HB in our Acronym Attic
- Hawaii Business
- Hawkes Bay (province of New Zealand)
- Hay Burner (a horse)
- Health Benefits
- Heart Beat
- Heart Block (cardiac condition)
- Heart Breaker
- Heart Burn
- Heartland Band
- Heavy Barrel (M2 Cal. 50 machine gun)
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The new START treaty, which came into force last February, obliges the two countries to hold limited numbers of deployed land-based and sea-based intercontinental ballistic missiles, heavy bombers, warheads and launchers.
Blake of West Brookfield has set foot on the deck of a B-24 Liberator, from when he was a gunner on the heavy bomber during World War II.
The new START reduces previous warhead ceilings by 30 percent and limits each side to 700 deployed long-range missiles and heavy bombers.
99 Paperback Aviation heritage trail series D790 This book describes the British bases used by American fighter units that flew in support of the 8th Air Force's heavy bombers during WWII.
It limits the number of deployed and non-deployed inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) launchers, submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) launchers and heavy bombers equipped for nuclear armaments to 800.
In addition, each party must assign a unique alphanumeric identifier to every deployed and non-deployed ICBM, SLBM, and heavy bomber in its possession.
Unique identifiers for the first time will be assigned to each ICBM, SLBM and nuclear-capable heavy bomber, allowing us to track accountable systems throughout their life cycles.