March 9, 1945. Iwo Jima. The crew of the American bomber Boeing B-29-45-BW, named “Pride of the Yankees”, 882 squadron, 500th bomb group, inspects the damage to the aircraft. During a raid on Tokyo, the propeller of one engine came off and struck a nearby engine. The crew had to fly 700 miles to Iwo Jima with only two working engines on the starboard side.