Photo #: SC 206875
Boeing B-29 "Superfortress" bomber
(USAAF serial # 44-69703)
After crash-landing on Motoyama Airfield, Iwo Jima. It had encountered trouble on a mission over Tokyo, 10 March 1945.
This B-29 is from the 497th Bomb Group.
Note holes in the ground, apparently in the roof of an underground structure. A P-51 "Mustang" fighter is taxiing by in the background.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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Image posted 27 October 2006