updated 16 September 2021



There are several web sites that contain a considerable amount of information about B-29 aircraft, the crews who flew in them, the ground crews, and many personal stories

Within each you will find a large variety of additional links

The Pathfinders' web sites

Ed Lawson and Jim Bowman 500th Bomb Group Memorial
Jim's Day-by-Day, parts 1-3, makes for fantastic reading
Rich Cookson Tribute to Robert D. Cookson, Sr. (500th Bomb Group)
Tom Robison

updated 16 September 2021

SallyAnn Wagoner's web site does not appear to be working, but there is a backdoor to this at:

WayBack Machine

Tom's lists are in the 73rd Bomb Wing Section

Joe Baugher USAAF/USAF (and more) aircraft Serial numbers


Prarie Bomber Prarie Bomber Digital Library ( 497th Bomb Group )

Type 497th Bomb Group in search box to access information about the 497th
20th Air Force Twentieth Air Force Association
Athey Family Web site 73rd Bomb Wing Movies and Photos

497th Bomb Group

A site dedicated soley to the 497th

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