The history of the B52 Buff and some of it’s more memorable moments.

One of two Mk.39 thermonuclear bombs rests in a field in Faro, NC after falling from a disintegrating B-52 bomber.


Boeing B-52D-40-BW (S/N 56-0695). Note the GAM-72 Quail decoy missile and trailer near the nose of the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo)



Image through Creative Commons licence, US Gov and USAF.