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2 edition of B29, the Superfortress found in the catalog.

B29, the Superfortress

Carl Berger

B29, the Superfortress

by Carl Berger

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Published by Macdonald and Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
  • B-29 bomber.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarl Berger.
    SeriesPurnell"s history of the Second World War, weapons books -- no.17
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD790
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15012926M
    ISBN 100356034763

    The B 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 gives in-depth information on the career of each s: 1.   Posts about B Superfortress written by Don Moore. Bob Weiler was the left waist-gunner on a B Superfortress dubbed “Sky Scrapper,” part of the 61th Bomb Squadron, 39th Bomb Group, h Bomb Wing of the 20th Air Force, based on Guam in the Mariana Islands bombing Japan late in World War II.

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