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52nd Bomb Squadron Jacket

This B-10 jacket provides a detailed record of dates and targets of 28 B-29 missions. The donor, who painted this jacket, flew as a pilot with the 52nd Bomb Squadron, 29th Bomb Group, beginning in early 1945. The first mission marker represents the war's most destructive incendiary raid against Tokyo, destroying about one-fourth of the city.

This jacket was donated by Mr. Robert E. Dean, Dayton, Ohio.

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