Just a Chance

Between long-range attacks on rear-area strategic targets, U.S. B-29 Superfortresses have often been used in small groups for close-in tactical bombing—a task which they do indifferently, because they were not designed or armed for such work. Last week, for the first time in the Korean war, the 6-293 were turned out to make a mass tactical strike. Ninety-eight Superforts of Major General Emmett O'Donnel's Far Eastern Air Force Bomber Command hit Red positions along the west bank of the Naktong River near Waegwan.

Before taking off on the mission with his men, "Rosie" O'Donnell met newsmen at his headquarters in southern...

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