Boeing B-29 Superfortress

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    #1 Snautzer01, Jan 14, 2015
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    #2 Snautzer01, Jan 14, 2015
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    SB-29 drops an A-3 lifeboat. B-29A-40-BN 44-61671

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    Theres an aspect of that first picture that strikes me. How a thing of beauty can be an instrument of death.
     
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    How true...
     
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    Fully agree...and that is a remarkable photo that must have been an incredible sight in person.
     
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    #7 Snautzer01, Jan 15, 2015
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    tread very carefully.....
     
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    In my private view, military aircraft are nothing but a mere delivery tool of ordinance though I may not be so emotional about them as other patriotic enthusiasts.

    The B-29 was a symbol of super technology for my father and a symbol of disaster for my mother.
    I have inherited both views but, for me, it is a symbol of common topic between you and me in this forum :)

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    Well said from your point of view my friend
     
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    Thanks my friend :)
     
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    Well said Shinpachi. Well said.
     
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    Thanks sys too my friend!
     
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    Good shots! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    #16 Snautzer01, Jan 19, 2015
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    #18 Snautzer01, Feb 7, 2015
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    #20 Snautzer01, Feb 9, 2015
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    Dummy,Tinian 1944

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