WWII US AAF 100 LB Cement Practice bomb -
This is a US Army Air Force dummy bomb. As issued during World War two. The design was very simple.
The form from a real bomb was casted into a mold. Cement was then poured to make the dummy bomb.
Making the cement bombs was a more cost effective way for training the crew for bombing runs. The
weight was close to the real thing gave the pilot a good feel for what the bomber flew like
before and after the mission.
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The rear section of the 100 lb dummy bomb has four studs where fins could be attached. In addition, two
metal hooks are placed on the top of the bomb. These were used for loading and holding the bomb in the
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