A Boeing B-29 Superfortress of the 9th Bomb Group comes in for a landing on Iwo Jima, Mar 10, 1945. Note P-51D Mustang in the foreground.

Caption   A Boeing B-29 Superfortress of the 9th Bomb Group comes in for a landing on Iwo Jima, Mar 10, 1945. Note P-51D Mustang in the foreground. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army Air Force
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 10 Mar 1945
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 28 Feb 2014

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Famous WW2 Quote
"Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue."

Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945