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B-29 with a burned out engine over Osaka, Japan 1 June 1945

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  1. guy_aceto

    guy_aceto (14 Apr 2008)

    Have seen this picture many times and if you look closley, the engine is not "burned out" that is the shadow of the B-29 above it. You can make out more of the shadow across the fuselage.
  2. chris

    chris (14 Apr 2008)

    @guy_aceto You're probably right. The dark area looks too symmetrical.
  3. opping860

    opping860 (23 Mar 2010)

    This is an air view of when the bomb was dropped on Osaka on June 1, 1945. My father in law was there.
  4. 330th

    330th (14 Jan 2014)

    Agreed. Shadow of B-29 above! Not a fried engine. Although very frequent with these engines.. not in this instance.

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