Korea B-29 Bomber .50 Cal. Guns, 1952
Airman Joseph Migliardi runs pre-flight checks on the remote control apparatus of these .50 caliber machine guns. Airman Migliardi is a gunner on this B-29 Superfortress, 19th Bomb Group, Far East Air Forces Bomber Command, 20th Air Force, Okinawa. The B-29 with a crew of eleven will be making a combat mission to interdict enemy targets in Korea.
Airman Migliardi is from Port Chester, NY. The photo is dated July 1952.
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