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B-29 superfortress units of world war 2

Author: Robert Dorr
Publisher: London : Osprey Pub., 2014.
Series: Osprey combat aircraft, 33.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The ultimate piston-engined heavy bomber of World War II (1939-1945), the first production B-29s were delivered to the 58th Very Heavy Bomb Wing in the autumn of 1943. By the spring of 1944 the Superfortress was bombing targets in the Pacific, and by war's end the aircraft had played as great a part as any weapon in ending the conflict with the Japanese. Indeed, the final dropping of two atomic bombs from the B-29  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Dorr
ISBN: 9781782008354 1782008357
OCLC Number: 869304391
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed January 23, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Osprey combat aircraft, 33.
Responsibility: Robert Dorr.


A study of the wartime career of the B-29, as the aircraft went from strength to strength in the Pacific theatre. It draws on the first-hand accounts of the men who flew the B-29 in combat, and  Read more...


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