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Louis Zamperini Examines Super Man

Louis Zamperini Examines Super Man American History Biographies Geography World War II Tragedies and Triumphs

Super Man - the B-24 on which Louis Zamperini was the bombardier - was massively damaged during the bombing of Nauru in April of 1943.  In this photo, Louie examines one of the plane's many holes.

After returning the plane to Funafuti - from where the Nauru raid originated - Super Man's crew never flew their bird again.

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Media Credits

Image of Louis Zamperini, examining Super Man's damage, online courtesy the U.S. National Archives.

 

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