Aviation Photo #0499350: Boeing B-29 Superfortress - USA - Air Force


Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
  • Edward Gronenthal
    USA - Air Force
    Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Boeing B-29/B-50 Superfortress (345)
    Boeing B-29/B-50 Superfortress (345)
    Boeing
    **-****
    North Field
    Guam
    1945
  • 40

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#0499350
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January 29, 2004
Caption
Photo taken at North Field or Northwest Field, Guam at the end of WWII by my father, Harold E. Gronenthal. The object under the fuselage and wings is an AN/APQ-7 "Eagle" targeting radar antenna, operating in X-band (3cm/10GHz), used on B-29Bs (no defensive armament). Airplane unit is 20th Air Force, 315th Bomb Wing, 16th Bomb Group.
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Comments (2)

Anonymous
8 years ago
One of the few pictures I have seen of a B-29B with the radar antenna. Awesome!
Anonymous
1 year ago
What colour!