Vol. 1 No. 52 ……. A YANK Reporter Sees B-29 Bombs Fall on Japan ……. Cover: Superfortresses ….. These are Superfortresses, the B-29s that bombed Japan from bases in China: The ship carries numerous .50-caliber machine guns and 20 mm cannon, but armament has been deleted from the picture for military security. See page 2 for Sgt. Lou Stoumen’s eyewitness story of the bombing of Japan.