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SC 206875 Boeing B-29 "Superfortress" bomber

Photo #: SC 206875  Boeing B-29 "Superfortress" bomber
Title: Boeing B-29 "Superfortress" bomber
Description: 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.
Catalog #: SC 206875
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