Intended for English language sites that primarily deal with the B-29 Superfortress, which was designed in 1940 as an eventual replacement for the B-17 and B-24. The Superfortress was pressurized for high altitudes and featured remotely-controlled gun turrets. It first saw combat in the Pacific.
39th Bomb Group (VH) (Guam 1945)
Official site with unit and crew histories, individual veteran profiles, and mission summaries.
444th Bombardment Group Association
Association and website dedicated to the WWII B-29 Superfortress unit the, 444th BG: 58th Bomb Wing, 20th Army Air Force, CBI / W. Field Tinian - One of the two original B-29 combat groups.
Creative writing titled "Requiem for an Aircraft, Farewell to a Pilot", about flying in a Superfortress.
Federation of American Scientists
Brief history, specifications, and photos.
The Last Flight of the B-29 Kee Bird
On February 21, 1947 a U.S. Army Air Corps arctic-modified B-29 (known as an F-13) named the "Kee Bird" became lost, ran out of fuel and was forced to crash land. The story is told by the crew members.
March Air Field Museum
Photos, specifications, and history.
Photo, history, and statistics.
Article titled "B-29 Superfortress Saved From a Desert Death". An army of museum volunteers rescues a World War II B-29 Superfortress from the desert for restoration. (November 01, 1998)
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