The B-29 Superfortress

The B-29 Superfortress

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The B-29 Superfortress was for many years a cornerstone of American military aviation. Best known as a bomber, it also served in reconnaissance, as a tanker, and as a rescue plane. It was a crucial tool for American and Allied forces during World War II, Korea and beyond. This operational history of the B-29 gives in-depth information on the career of each plane. A list of the names and serial numbers of the planes, each plane's history from delivery date to removal from service, a description of the B-29's physical characteristics and performance parameters, and a description of the five B-29 variants are provided. Sections of the book give complete mission data for the B-29's World War II service in the China-Burma-India theater of operations, operations over Japan, aerial mining missions and test atomic bombing runs.... 762 70Ai 7Ai3 730 735 736 737 Target Railroad Shop Nakajima Aircraft Tanishi Foundry Plant Powder Magazine Japan ... Chemical Industry Migata Engineering Works, S. Tokyo Miyata Engineering Works Hiro Naval Aircraft Factory (codeanbsp;...

Title:The B-29 Superfortress
Author:Robert A. Mann
Publisher:McFarland - 2004-09-29


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