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509th CG Pictorial Album - 1945

This pictorial album represents a photographic record of the 509th Composite Group from its inception in late 1944 to the completion of its primary mission in August 1945.  This album is reproduced here with the permission of Mid Coast Marketing and Paul W. Tibbets, BGen. USAF (Ret).  For more information, please visit their web site at http://www.theenolagay.com

Note:  There are two ways to view the photos in this gallery.  You may "click" on any of the small images below to go to a full-page image along with an expanded caption.  You may also navigate forward and backward from each of the full-page images.

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Nose Art of the 15 B29 Superfortresses

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Images 16 to 25


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B29 Nose Art - "Some Punkins" B29 Nose Art - "Full House" B29 Nose Art - "Strange Cargo" B29 Nose Art - "Top Secret" B29 Nose Art - "Bockscar"

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B29 Nose Art - "Next Objective" B29 Nose Art - "Jabit III" B29 Nose Art - "Big Stink" B29 Nose Art - "Up an' Atom" B29 Nose Art - "Enola Gay"

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B29 Nose Art - "Laggin' Dragon" B29 Nose Art - The Great Artiste" B29 Nose Art - "Necessary Evil" B29 Nose Art - "Spook" B29 Nose Art - "Straight Flush"




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509th Composite Group History - Copyright 2002 Tibbets/Newhouse - All rights reserved.  No part of this album may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing - Published by Mid Coast Marketing, 1620 E. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43203; Phone: (614) 253-0088 - Toll Free (877) 330-0870

 

 

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