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An aerial view of the USAAF North Field on Tinian Island. It was from here in World War Two that B-29 bombers flew long range missions against mainland Japan. Both the missions to Hiroshima and Nagasaki originated from this airstrip nearly half a century ago

An aerial view of the USAAF North Field on Tinian Island. It was from here in World War Two that B-29 bombers flew long range missions against mainland Japan. Both the missions to Hiroshima and Nagasaki originated from this airstrip nearly half a century ago

 
 
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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Tinian Island

Country: Northern Mariana Islands (MNP)

Scene Camera Operator: CDR Dana R. Potts, USN

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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01/08/1994
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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