Generalfeldmarschall zur Luftschiff Abteilung
- Aug 29, 2008
They were intended to be used against hardened Japanese positions but the war ended before they could be used.At 22,000lbs, its not as if they can be dropped separately either, is it?
That on top of the penalties you describe, makes its difficult to imagine a sensible operational reason for carrying two Grand Slams. I suspect this was primarily and engineering challenge and a propaganda opportunity.
Nothing "propeganda" about it.