Canadair Starfighter - Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), Canada - killed more pilots (avionics & design) than any other widely used production fighter. barring that - the most sensational post war fighter! 'The Right Stuff!
The American "Powerful Poodle" takes a direct hit from flak over Ludwigshafen, Germany during her tenth, and last, sortie. She went down at Nov. All of the crew were killed. Note the bombs falling from the plane above her.
World War II in Color: American Bombers and Their Crews, 1942
bomber breaking the sound barrier. Sounds like the worlds largest cannon was just fired, but it's really cool to see. Smaller aircraft breaking the sound barrier are not as impressive as seeing & hearing this big girl doing it.