Aviation Photo #4880909 Boeing B-29 Superfortress - USA - Air Force

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On display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. “Bockscar” was a Silverplate conversion, assigned to 393rd BS, 509th Composite Group. It dropped the “Fat Man” Plutonium atomic bomb on Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945 after finding Kokura, its primary target obscured in smoke. Short of fuel on the return leg, it made an emergency landing at Yontan airfield, Okinawa.
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    Arjun Sarup
    USA - Air Force
    Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Boeing B-29/B-50 Superfortress (345)
    Boeing B-29/B-50 Superfortress (345)
    Boeing
    3615
    44-27297
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    Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB (Patterson AFB)
    Ohio
    USA
    June 22, 2016
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