119 B-29 Superfortress bombers of the 73rd Bomb Wing lined up on Baker runway, Isley Field, Saipan, Mariana Islands, Sep 1945 with 35 more B-29s seen in the periphery.

Caption   119 B-29 Superfortress bombers of the 73rd Bomb Wing lined up on Baker runway, Isley Field, Saipan, Mariana Islands, Sep 1945 with 35 more B-29s seen in the periphery. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army Air Force
Identification Code   342-FH-3A38494-59551AC
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jun 2019

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
27 May 2019 12:14:30 AM

These bombers were being made ready for a mission to Japan but this time they were not loaded with bombs but, with the war over, they were loaded with food and clothing to be dropped into Allied prisoner of war camps.

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WW2-Era Place Name Isley Field, Saipan, Mariana Islands
Lat/Long 15.1177, 145.7259


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