USAAF Nose Art Research Project


City Of Maywood
B-29-65-BW 44-69901

39th Bomb Group, 60th Bomb Squadron

We have been unable to locate any photograph of this aircraft.
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Also known as "Double Trouble", this B29 won the accolade of having flown the longest combat sortie of any Superfort.

On 26th June 1945, the crew of Thomas Bell flew a recon mission from Guam to Hokkaido, a distance of 4650 miles, on 23 hour flight which included 3 hours over the target.

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