USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

City Of Phoenix
B-29-85-BW

29th Bomb Group, 6th Bomb Squadron



City Of Phoenix

Shot down on 8 August 1945 over Tokyo on a mission to bomb the Nakajima aircraft plant. 11 of the crew were killed and the radio man bailed out, was captured, tortured and executed.


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Photo os Shumate crew courtesy of Tom Saluzzo




 


© Ray Bowden 2 December 2021