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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...

WW2 HistoryWendover Field was conceived during the late 1930s, and Congress appropriated funds in 1940 for the acquisition of land for bombing and gunnery ranges. Wendover was selected because of the Great Salt Lake desert with its shimmering salt flats and other vast uninhabited terrains....

A quick overview of the test bomb assembly process in Wendover during World War II when the 509th Composite Group trained here....

Join us on our last weekly live history lesson as we venture through the B-29 hangar built for the atomic mission group. Our director, Jim Petersen, also discusses previous and future restoration efforts at the Historic Wendover Airfield....