Boeing B-29 Superfortresses over Japan Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0033
Creators:
United States. Army. Air Corps
Dates:
bulk 1945
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
(1 folder)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of thirteen 7 by 9 inch b&w images taken in 1945, most featuring Boeing B-29 Superfortresses on bombing raids over Sakai, Tamashima, Yokohama, Kobe and other targets in Japan. Also included is an aerial view, taken after the Japanese surrender and the end of World War II, of the Omori prison camp in the Tokyo / Yokohama area where Gregory "Pappy" Boyington was held.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
During the closing days of World War II, Curtis LeMay's 21st Bomber Command utilized the long range of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress to deliver incendiary bombs on Japanese cities, including Kobe and Yokohama.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Les A. Krames, Gift, 2004

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Boeing B-29 Superfortresses over Japan Photographs, Accession 2004-0033 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
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

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Repository Contact
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