Military, USA, Army Air Forces, Units, 462nd Bombardment Group; Boeing B-29 Superfortress, Silverplate; Wars and Conflicts, World War II, Pacific Theater, General. [photograph]


Collection Item Summary:

One-quarter right front view of a silverplate Boeing B-29 Superfortress (S/N 44-69694) sitting on the ground, with engines running, likely in the China-Burma-India theater during World War II, circa 1943-1945. The 462nd Bombardent Group's emblem can be seen near the nose of the aircraft.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Airplanes

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1943-1945

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560


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