Exhibits Archives - Historic Wendover Airfield
Historic Wendover Airfield, Wendover Utah, Wendover Nevada,
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Exhibits

Airmen stationed at Wendover Army Air Base often found themselves at this desolate post thousands of miles from loved ones. To help connect and share their journey, airmen could purchase items such as this tablecloth in the base PX (Post Exchange) and mail them home....

Wendover Army Air Base was involved in Project Alberta一the final engineering phase of the Manhattan Project. Over seventy non-nuclear “test shapes” of both Little Boy and Fat Man bombs were dropped as part of the work conducted in Wendover. Some of these components have been...

The museum has a number of World War II Army Air Force uniforms on display. These represent a range in duties, rank, and season. The ribbons and patches on every uniform have their own unique story to tell. See enlisted and officer dress uniforms, flying...

Our museum is home to an accurate 1:1 scale replica of the Little Boy bomb. Little Boy was a gun-barrel-type bomb that used uranium as its fissile material. It was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, becoming the first-ever nuclear weapon used in warfare....

At the age of two, Sadako Sasaki survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. By the age of twelve she was hospitalized with leukemia. According to Japanese legend, anyone who folds one thousand paper cranes will be granted a wish. In an effort to regain her...