Monday, August 09, 2010


Boeing B-29 "Bockscar" en route to Japan with the atomic bomb on board. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Bockscar, is the U.S. Army Air Forces B-29 that dropped the "Fat Man" bomb over Nagasaki on August 9, 1945, the second atomic weapon used against Japan.
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