PB2Y Coronado

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This one, 7099, was the personal aircraft of Admiral Chester Nimitz.  He flew in this to accept the Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri.  The aircraft is now the sole survivor of its type, and is on display at the Naval Air Museum.

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