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 HQ Batallón) November 17, 2016

Near the end of WWII, America was planning a full-scale invasion on mainland Japan. The Allies expected casualties on both sides to number in the millions as a result. In a last-ditch effort to hasten the end of the war, President Harry Truman authorized the use of a terrifying new weapon. The...read more

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The B-29 Superfortress was a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing, which has been called the weapon that won the war in the Pacific. Designed to carry large bomb loads long distances, it made possible the strategic bombardment that brought...read more

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 HQ Batallón) August 15, 2016

An incredibly rare gathering of WWII-era bombers at the 2015 Thunder Over Michigan airshow at historic Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, MI. Watch as these special aircraft perform individual parade passes before joining up for several formation flyovers.

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 HQ Batallón) July 08, 2016
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July 1948, a B-29 Superfortress zips over the remote waters of Lake Mead. It’s a secret test mission for a missile guidance system. Except there's a problem: the pilots misjudge the altitude. The massive bomber plunges into the lake. The crew survives, but the plane is lost.

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The last flyable B29 Bomber in the world, "Fifi", flies into Atlanta to go on display with other WWII aircraft as part of a historical aviation tour. Also on hand is the last remaining member of the Enola Gay, Major Dutch Van Kirk. Dozens of B-29s remain as static displays but only one example...read more

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Tony Mazzolini and his army of volunteers recovered the airplane from the California desert, they foun abandon on the China Lake Naval Weapons Center in the barren Mojave Desert, in 1987. He was backed by the United States Aviation Museum. The mission was incredible:...read more

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