Bazooka Charlie

Maj. Charles Carpenter earned the nickname “Bazooka Charlie” during WWII while outfitting and piloting a uniquely armed Piper L-4H Cub. Designed and intended for non-combat duties, the L-4 was regarded chiefly for its role as a spotter aircraft; in other duties the L-4 filled out its namesake role as a “Liaison” aircraft. Carpenter’s airplane was … Continue reading Bazooka Charlie