The National Naval Aviation Museum will be closed Thursday, November 23rd and reopen Friday, November 24th.

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A-Bomb Replica "Fat Man" (West Wing)

On display is a replica of the type atomic bomb, nicknamed "Fat Man," that was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, triggering the end World War II. This same type was also utilized by the Navy in Operation Crossroads, a test to determine the effects of atomic bombs on naval targets, at Bikini Atoll in July 1946.

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