glide bomb

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glide bomb

A bomb fitted with airfoils to provide lift and which is carried and released in the direction of a target by an airplane.
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But his promises were never to be kept, because on November 13, 1943, just a few sort weeks after his father's death, HMS Dulverton was attacked by a German Dornier Do217 aircraft off the Greek island of Leros and hit by Hs293 Glider Bomb.
The author includes in-depth discussions of many weapons, such as the Fritz X guided bomb, the Hs 293 glider bomb, and the Mistel piggyback bomber, but I was a bit surprised at the absence of accompanying photographs.
I remember my ship being in company with an American cruiser which was hit by a glider bomb and suffered more than 100 casualties.