B-29 superfortress

by John Pimlott

Publisher: Bison Books in London

Written in English
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StatementJohn Pimlott.
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Open LibraryOL20964161M
ISBN 100861241371

  pages, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates: 30 cm On spine: Superfortress at war Includes bibliographical references (page ) Introduction -- Superfortress -- Eleven men -- Going to Guam -- Towards command and control -- Thunder out of China -- San Antonio and beyond -- Mission from the Marianas -- All she wore was a great big friendly smile -- Twelve Pages:   The Boeing B Superfortress was a four-engined heavy bomber flown primarily by the United States in World War Two and the Korean War. The B remained in service in various roles throughout the. Each B Doc Flight Experience will last approximately 90 minutes and include a minute ride. Prior to takeoff, passengers will experience a crew briefing and learn more about the history of the B and role it played in U.S. history. Passengers will also get to hear and see the sights and sounds of engine starts and run-ups prior to takeoff. This U.S. Air force B gunner coming through the foot tunnel connecting forward and rear pressurized compartments on his "Superfortress" is A/2C .

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