USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

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

39th Bomb Group, 60th Bomb Squadron



City Of Maywood Courtesy of 330BG Assn
Courtesy of 330BG Assn

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.





 


© Ray Bowden 12 August 2022