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Jul 24, 1944

B-29-BA 42-63504 named "FLAG SHIP" became the first Superfortress to land on the Marianas island of Tinian. Tinian would soon become the largest airfield in the world.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

Source:  Michael C. Huggins

Date Added: 2010-05-05

Tags: B-29, Superfortress, Tinian, Marianas Islands

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