"Anyone But the 6th" - Virgil Morgan (Engineer, "Battlin' Betty", 40th Squadron) has created a website with an interesting story about the Japanese view of the 6th.
6th Bomb Group - collection of 102 photos of S/Sgt John A. Potenza (CFC Gunner, "Trigger Mortis II", 39th Squadron) posted by his son John A. Potenza, Jr.
Tinian 1945 - collection of photos of S/Sgt Gilbert Godin (Radarman, "El Pajaro de la Guerra", 24th Squadron) posted by his son Paul Godin.
"6th Bomb Group Gear" - If you have attended any of the recent 6BG reunions, you have probably enjoyed the 6BG hats, t-shirts and other merchandise created by Steve Dananay, son of Sgt Milan E. Dananay (Right Gunner, "Blind Date/Lady's Delight", 24BS). Now you can order the merchandise anytime you want. The website also contains pictures of recent reunions.
B-29 Superfortress: Then and Now - This site, created by Sallyann Wagoner, has probably the best and largest online collection of material on B-29s and B-29 groups, including WWII and Korea.
The Enola Gay and the 509th Composite Group - Contains a lot of information and memorabilia relating to the Atom Bombers.
Micronesia Visit 2005 - Excellent color pictures of Tinian and the other islands taken by Gary Boothe in connection with a ceremony honoring B-29 groups.
Project Tinian - A comprehensive "then and now" survey of Tinian.
The Northern Mariana Islands: WWII and Today - A great reference source with all kinds of information on the Northern Marianas, including recent color pictures of many of the sights on Tinian, including North Field and various buildings.
Other B-29 Groups and Wings were located on Tinian, Saipan and Guam. They were all part of the 21st Bomber Command of the 20th Air Force. (The 58th Bombardment Wing was originally part of the 20th Bomber Wing, which was deactivated in March 1945.) Links to Webpages for the groups are included. Some are "official", others are "unofficial". Be sure to visit them all.
|Bomb Wing||Bomb Group||Squadrons||Stationed at:||Tail Marking||Unofficial Webpages|
|58th||40th||25th, 44th, 45th||Tinian, West Field||Triangle S|
|444th||676th, 677th, 678th||Tinian, West Field||Triangle N|
|462nd||768th, 769th, 770th||Tinian, West Field||Triangle U||[A]|
|468th||792nd, 793rd, 794th||Tinian, West Field||Triangle I|
|73rd||497th||869th, 870th, 871st||Saipan, Isley Field||A Square|
|498th||873rd, 874th, 875th||Saipan, Isley Field||T Square|
|499th||877th, 878th, 879th||Saipan, Isley Field||V Square|
|500th||881st, 882nd, 883rd||Saipan, Isley Field||Z Square||[A]|
|313th||6th||24th, 39th, 40th||Tinian, North Field||Circle R||[A] [B]|
|9th||1st, 5th, 99th||Tinian, North Field||Circle X|
|504th||398th, 421st, 680th||Tinian, North Field||Circle E||[A] [B]|
|505th||482nd, 483rd, 484th||Tinian, North Field||Circle W||[A]|
|509th||393rd||Tinian, North Field||Circle Arrow||[A] [B] [C] [D] [E]|
|314th||19th||28th, 30th, 93rd||Guam, North Field||Square M|
|29th||6th, 43rd, 52nd||Guam, North Field||Square O|
|39th||60th, 61st, 62nd||Guam, North Field||Square P|
|330th||457th, 458th, 459th||Guam, North Field||Square K||[A]|
|315th||16th||15th, 16th, 17th||Guam, West Field||Diamond B|
|331st||355th, 356th, 357th||Guam, West Field||Diamond L|
|501st||21st, 41st, 485th||Guam, West Field||Diamond Y|
|502nd||402nd, 411th, 430th||Guam, West Field||Diamond H|
|3rd Photo Recon|
|4th Emergency Rescue|
|41st Photo Recon|
|55th Recon (LRW)|
An Air Service Group (ASG) was assigned to each Bomb Group. Here is a list sorted, as above, by Bomb Wing and Bomb Group:
HQ = HQ and Base Services
AE = Air Engineering
AM = Air Material
|Stationed at:||Unofficial Webpages|
|28th||58th||40th||HQ, 39th AE, 585th AM||Tinian, West Field|
|25th||58th||444th||HQ, 35th AE, 578th AM||Tinian, West Field|
|86th||58th||462nd||HQ, 349th AE, 584th AM||Tinian, West Field|
|HQ, 355th AE, 589th AM||Tinian, West Field|
|31st||73rd||497th||HQ, 5th AE, 574th AM||Saipan, Isley Field|
|69th||73rd||498th||HQ, 305th AE, 575th AM||Saipan, Isley Field|
|89th||73rd||499th||HQ, 502nd AE, 501st AM||Saipan, Isley Field|
|HQ, 508th AE, 507th AM||Saipan, Isley Field|
|72nd||313th||6th||HQ, 535th AE, 579th AM||Tinian, North Field|
|HQ, 534th AE, 576th AM||Tinian, North Field||[A]|
|HQ, 568th AE, 567th AM||Tinian, North Field|
|HQ, 570th AE, 569th AM||Tinian, North Field|
|390th||313th||509th||HQ, 603rd AE, 1027th AM||Tinian, North Field|
|31st||314th||19th||HQ, 56th AE, 574th AM||Guam, North Field|
|69th||314th||29th||HQ, 305th AE, 575th AM||Guam, North Field|
|89th||314th||39th||HQ, 502nd AE, 501st AM||Guam, North Field|
|HQ, 508th AE, 507th AM||Guam, North Field|
|24th||315th||16th||HQ, 551st AE, 552nd AM||Guam, West Field|
|73rd||315th||331st||HQ, 586th AE, 580th AM||Guam, West Field|
|73rd||315th||501st||HQ, 587th AE, 581st AM||Guam, West Field|
|HQ, 588th AE, 582nd AM||Guam, West Field|