“Malo periculosam, libertatem quam quietam servitutem.”
Monday, July 27, 2020
B-29 Superfortress “Umbriago III - Dat’s My Boy" of the 73rd Bomber Wing, 499th Bomber Group, ditched 90 miles NW of Saipan after bombing the Mitsubishi aircraft factory at Nagoya. Photo taken by US Navy PBY-5A Catalina that rescued the survivors. The aircraft remained afloat all night and was sunk the next day by naval fire.