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by Dave Bucher
Tue Dec 23, 2008 1:31 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 12618

Re: New Guy In Saipan

http://www.315bw.org/wing6.html contains a bit of the story of how the B29's were being used to deliver supplies to the POWs immediately after the war, and how this one crashed.

http://www.315bw.org/memoriam.htm has the list of names.
by Dave Bucher
Tue Dec 23, 2008 1:05 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 12618

Re: New Guy In Saipan

This site is probably the following, which I got from Mark Stevens of the 20th Air Force in an email to the their website, http://www.20thaf.org/ "I have a B-29 44-83899 402nd BS, 502nd BG, 315th BW that I show crashed 5 miles NNE from Isley Field Saipan on August 26th, 1945 Crashed on Saipan, Augus...
by Dave Bucher
Sun Dec 21, 2008 5:52 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 12618

Re: New Guy In Saipan

A few weeks ago, I missed out on a hike to see this B-29 crash site on Mt. Tapochau, but at least one of the hikers (Owen Gabbie) identified the engines to be the type used by the 29's. I found the following at http://www.uk-us.org/b29.htm but can't read the french to follow up for more details. "On...