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Boeing B-29 Superfortress By peter dancey
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Overview of the WW II long-range bomber that brought the war to an end following the A-bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. Also the F-13 Photo-recce variant and the Lend-Lease RAF... More > Washington post-war variant.< Less
Boeing Superfortress By peter dancey
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No other aircraft ever combined so many technological advances as the B-29 Superfortress designed for a SPECIFIC STRATEGIC TASK IT LATER GAVE RISE TO THE DOUBLE-DECKER sTRATOCRUISER AIRLINER,... More > THEKCc-97 TANKER-TRANSPORT AND LAID THE FOUNDATIONS FOR THE NEW SERIES OF BOEING JET TRANSPORT PLANES. BY WAY OF THE TUPOLEV Tu-4 bULL IT ALSO GAVE THE FORMER USSR ITS FIRST LONG-RANGE STRATEGIC BOMBER.< Less
#440 - B-29 Superfortress - Vol 1 By Brian Emch
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Vol 2 of my B-29 calendars. This is a two yr cal, ready for 2019 and 2020.
Memoirs of a B-29 Pilot By Charles R. Reyher
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Merriam Press World War 2 Review Series. From training as a pilot cadet, to bomb approach pilot, to B-17 instructor pilot, followed by training as a B-29 pilot, he and his crew operated from Guam... More > between June and September 1945, flying 13 missions against oil targets in Japan. The book concludes with the author's personal views on how the war with Japan could have been ended without the use of the atomic bombs and without invading the Home Islands. 228 pages, 38 illustrations.< Less
B-29 Airplane Commander Training Manual in Color By United States Army Air Force
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The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also... More > the heaviest production plane of the war, with terrific range and bomb-carrying capabilities. Carrying a crew of ten, the Superfortress devastated Japan in a series of raids in 1944-45. Finally, in August of 1945, the B-29s "Enola Gay" and "Bock's Car" dropped the atomic bombs and forced Japan to surrender. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force, this B-29 Airplane Commander Pilot's Training Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know about the Superfortress. Classified “Restricted”, the text was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This impressive facsimile presents the manual in its entirety. It is over 200 pages long, and reproduced in its original multi-color glory for the first time ever.< Less
B-29 Airplane Commander Training Manual By United States Army Air Force
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The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also... More > the heaviest production plane of the war, with terrific range and bomb-carrying capabilities. Carrying a crew of ten, the Superfortress devastated Japan in a series of raids in 1944-45. Finally, in August of 1945, the B-29s "Enola Gay" and "Bock's Car" dropped the atomic bombs and forced Japan to surrender. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force, this B-29 Airplane Commander Pilot's Training Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know about the Superfortress. Classified “Restricted”, the text was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This impressive 8.5x11 facsimile presents the manual in its entirety. It features over 200 black and white pages of pilot and crew information, and puts you right in the cockpit of one of history's great planes!< Less
Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for B-29 By Army Air Forces
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Description, operating instructions and equipment for the B-29 Superfortress. Contents: Description; Normal Operating Instructions; Flight Operating Data; Emergency Operating Instructions;... More > Operational Equipment; Extreme Weather Operation; Supplementary Flight Operation.< Less
Brig-Gen Paul Tibbets USAAF B-29 pilot By Peter Dancey
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Paul Tibbets pilot born on 23 February 1915 died on 1 November 2007 was the USAAF Boeing B-29 pilot whose 1945 mission to the Japanese city of Hiroshima made him the first man to drop an Atomic... More > bomb. Tibbets flew the mission in the famous plane he named Enola Gay after his mother, who had encouraged him to join the Army Air Corps against his fathers advise. Tibbets was the CO of a Special Unit of modified Boeing B-29 Superfortress, and was to train the unit for the Special needs of the Uranium 235 device, the 'Little Boy' Atomic bomb.< Less
A Seabee’s Story: Tinian and Okinawa, B-29s and the Air War Against Japan By George A. Larson
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Merriam Press World War 2 Biography/History. This is more than the story of the invasion of Tinian and Okinawa, the Seabees who built the bases there, the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, the air war... More > against Japan, culminating in the production of the atomic bombs and their use against Japan. It is also the story of the author's father, George W. Larson, who served in the 135th United States Naval Construction Battalion on Tinian and Okinawa during World War II, and a witness to many of these events. 320 photos, drawings, maps, documents.< Less
#446 - B-25 Nose Art By Brian Emch
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VOl 1 of my B-25 Mitchell nose art photos. 2 yrs, ready for 2019 and 2020.

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