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    #1 FLYBOYJ, Apr 14, 2013
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    I was at this god-forsaken place last week. It does have some old hangars and a little museum reflecting a day when it was one of the largest airbases in the US. I just took a few pics of some of the more "interesting" things. Enjoy!
     

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    Nice pictures Joe. Who's signatures are on the Bomb?
     
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    Cool! Love the Bomb. Wonder version that was...
     
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    Matt, it's a 'Bl**dy Big Bang' version!
    Great shots Joe - not much sadder than a derelict, or semi-derelict airfield. When you think of the lives lived there, and the activity there must have been at one time, and now see it empty and forlorn.
     
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    I don't know who signed it, probably former 509th folks, I didn't see Tibbits signature on it.
     
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    Looks like a OFSWS (Oh F*cking Sh*t We're Scr*wed) Mk.I bomb...

    Little Boy perhaps, or is it one of the later ones?

    Great pics!
     
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    Little Boy....
     
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    Good shots Joe!
     
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    It was the little boy? Looks much more modern with the rad alt antennas.
     
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    #12 FLYBOYJ, Apr 18, 2013
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    Yes, it was Little Boy. I think it was a later mod than the one dropped on Hiroshima.

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