145 items in this album on 8 pages.

US airmen reading a bulletin announcing their Saipan, Mariana Islands-based unitUS officer pointing at Tokyo, Japan on an enlarged map during a bomber crews briefing, Saipan, Mariana Islands, late Nov 1944B-29 Superfortress taking off from Saipan, Dec 1944.Aerial view of Osaka, Japan, circa early 1945
US airmen reading a bulletin announcing their Saipan, Mariana Islands-based unit's first bombing on Tokyo, Japan, late Nov 1944US officer pointing at Tokyo, Japan on an enlarged map during a bomber crews briefing, Saipan, Mariana Islands, late Nov 1944B-29 Superfortress taking off from Saipan, Dec 1944.Aerial view of Osaka, Japan, circa early 1945
Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan and Tokyo Harbor, early 1945Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan, early 1945B-29 Superfortress bombers of the 462nd Bomb Group taxiing through West Field, Tinian, Mariana Islands, 1945.B-29 Superfortress bombers of US 73rd Bomb Wing flying near Mount Fuji, Japan, 1945
Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan and Tokyo Harbor, early 1945Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan, early 1945B-29 Superfortress bombers of the 462nd Bomb Group taxiing through West Field, Tinian, Mariana Islands, 1945.B-29 Superfortress bombers of US 73rd Bomb Wing flying near Mount Fuji, Japan, 1945
Ground crews arming a B-29 Superfortress of the 500th Bomb Group at Isley Field, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 1944-45.Tarumizu, Japan under aerial attack, 1945Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan, early 1945Ginza district of Tokyo, Japan following aerial bombing, 27 Jan 1945
Ground crews arming a B-29 Superfortress of the 500th Bomb Group at Isley Field, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 1944-45.Tarumizu, Japan under aerial attack, 1945Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan, early 1945Ginza district of Tokyo, Japan following aerial bombing, 27 Jan 1945
Aerial view of Yokohama, Japan, 28 Jan 1945A before-after air raid comparison of aerial views of Tokyo, 1945A formation of B-29 bombers flying from Mariana Islands toward Japan, early 1945Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan after the 25 Feb 1945 raid, circa Mar-Apr 1945
Aerial view of Yokohama, Japan, 28 Jan 1945A before-after air raid comparison of aerial views of Tokyo, 1945A formation of B-29 bombers flying from Mariana Islands toward Japan, early 1945Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan after the 25 Feb 1945 raid, circa Mar-Apr 1945
Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan with markings of key buildings of interest, early 1945Col James Beckwith, commander of the 15th Fighter Group, in his P-51 Mustang “Squirt” leading P-51s of the 45th Fighter Squadron from their base on Saipan to their new base on Iwo Jima, Mar 7, 1945. Note the VLR tanks.P-51 Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron lined up on South Field, Iwo Jima, Mar 7, 1945. Fire is from a P-51 from the 78th Fighter Squadron that crashed on landing and struck two parked 45th Fighter Squadron P-51s.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.
Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan with markings of key buildings of interest, early 1945Col James Beckwith, commander of the 15th Fighter Group, in his P-51 Mustang “Squirt” leading P-51s of the 45th Fighter Squadron from their base on Saipan to their new base on Iwo Jima, Mar 7, 1945. Note the VLR tanks.P-51 Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron lined up on South Field, Iwo Jima, Mar 7, 1945. Fire is from a P-51 from the 78th Fighter Squadron that crashed on landing and struck two parked 45th Fighter Squadron P-51s.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.

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