B-29 Superfortress

Toryu (Dragon Slayer) by Jim Laurier
Toryu (Dragon Slayer) by Jim Laurier
B-29s of the 500th Bomb Group on a bombing strike against Tokyo on 19 February 1945. The bombers encountered flak and were attacked by numerous Japanese fighter aircraft - "Tonys", "Zekes" and Ki-45 "...
The Boeing B-29 Superfortress was designed in 1940 as an eventual replacement for the B-17 and B-24, the most famous being the 'Enola Gay' (see below) which dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. The first one built made its maiden flight on September 21, 1942. In December 1943 it was decided not to use the B-29 in the European Theater, thereby permitting the airplane to be sent to the Pacific area where its great range made it particularly suited for the long over-water flight required to attack the Japanese homeland from bases in China. During the last two months of 1944, B-29s began operating against Japan from the islands of Saipan, Guam and Tinian.
The Beginning of the End by William S. Phillips (B-29)
Enduring Eddie by John Young (B-29)
43 Missions by Thierry Thompson (B-29 Superfortress)
Iwo Jima - A Hard-won Haven by John Shaw (B-29)
The New Rising Sun by Don Kloetzke (B-29 Enola Gay)
Threatening Skies by Richard Taylor (Ki-44 & B-29)
To Fight Another Day by Brian Bateman (B-29 Superfortress)
Toryu (Dragon Slayer) by Jim Laurier (B-29)
Valor in the Pacific by Robert Taylor (B-29)
B-29 Superfortress by Larry McManus