B-29 Photo Combat Diary: The Superfortress in WWII and Korea

B-29 Photo Combat Diary: The Superfortress in WWII and Korea

by Chester W. Marshall, Warren Thompson
     
 

The photos in this edition are black and white. In addition to being the plane which dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the B-29 Superfortress was the only American heavy bombing aircraft that participated in both World War II and the Korean War. These photos depict the Superfortress in combat in the 1940s against a failing Japanese air force, and in the 1950s…  See more details below

Overview

The photos in this edition are black and white. In addition to being the plane which dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the B-29 Superfortress was the only American heavy bombing aircraft that participated in both World War II and the Korean War. These photos depict the Superfortress in combat in the 1940s against a failing Japanese air force, and in the 1950s against ultra-fast and dangerous Russian-built MiG-15 jets. Includes hundreds of air-to-air shots, battle damage, paint schemes and markings, famous planes and air crews, Air Force bases and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780933424609
Publisher:
Specialty Press
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Pages:
162
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.35(d)

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