The Candy Bomber – Dark Photos


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Children stand atop a pile of rubber with their hands stretched up as a bomber aircraft flies overhead. Overjoyed, their eyes follow the plane, save for a child that excitedly looks at the camera. In contrast to how most civilians would respond to an imminent bombing run, the children are actually trying to be spotted by the pilot. This was no ordinary aircraft, however… it was perhaps the most amicable of combat airplanes during the Cold War. Piloted by "Uncle Wiggly Wings," it was known as the “Candy Bomber…”