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B-29 “Bockscar”

The B-29 that dropped the second atomic bomb

Bockscar, the B-29 Superfortress on display at the National Museum of the Air Force, dropped the Fat Man atomic bomb on Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945, three days after Enola Gay dropped another atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

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Source: National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

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About Lyle Jansma

Over time, photographer Lyle Jansma has improved his technique for creating and sharing 360º cockpit views, taking his camera to other aircraft collections including the Museum of Flight, Tillamook Air Museum, Evergreen Air & Space Museum, and the National Museum of the Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. The images are available on the ACI Cockpit360º App for iPads and iPhones, and now, in the Panorama gallery.

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