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Tom Cory kept a B-45, America’s first atomic bomber, flying in the 1950s

In U.S. Air Force on August 10, 2011 at 4:38 am

Airman Tom Cory, 20, shortly after graduating from boot camp in Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas in 1952. Photo Provided

Tom Cory of Buttonwood Village mobile home park, Punta Gorda was an aviation mechanic who kept a “Tornado,” B-45C, atomic bomber flying. It was America’s first four-engine jet bomber built during the Korean War era of the early 1950s to deliver an A-bomb to an enemy target. Read the rest of this entry »

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