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Sgt. John Ryan was stationed on Tinian, Marianas during 1945. Ryan was with the 534 Air Engineering Squadron, 77th Air Service Group.

Identifier

NASM.1993.0037

Creator

Ryan, John

Date

1945

Provenance

John Ryan, Gift, 1993, 1993-0037, NASM

Extent

0.05 Cubic feet ((3 fplders))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographs

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the following material: 54 b&w photographs of Tinian, Marianas, including images of the Boeing B-29 Enola Gay, aerial views of the Island, aircraft, hangers and many shots of the Engine Service Group mounting or tearing down engines; 93 b&w snapshots of nose art; and articles and booklets on Tinian, the Marianas, and Boeing B-29s.

Genre/Form

Photographs

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Names

Tinian Island Airbase

United States. Army Air Forces. 77th Air Service Group. 534th Air Engineering Squadron

Topics Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Airplanes, Military -- Decoration
Aeronautics, Military
Aeronautics
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations
World War, 1939-1945
Airplanes -- Motors
Airplanes

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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