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Why were medium bombers so low in numbers in Allied air forces?

The US produced 16,028 medium bombers (e.g., B-25, RB-25, PBJ, B-26, RB-26, TB-26, JM, B-34, RB-34, PV, B-23, RB-37) plus 13,651 what were termed “Light Bombers” of the twin engine variety (e.g., A-20,...
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Why were medium bombers so low in numbers in Allied air forces?

I believe here are two factors that made heavy bombers more attractive: They had a much longer range. Bomb attacks would generally launch from England and have to cross the channel in order to hit ...
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