Atom Bomber

2019 Atomic Advent Calendar Gift Idea Day 8

With this toy plane, you can bomb the daylights out of targets including a railway gun, tank, field artillery, truck convoy, and supply dump. Score points by dropping the metal bomb from the United States Air Force plane’s all metal bomb release. Dive bomb for the glory of the Cold War. Circle ’round and give that tank its due! Better take care of that railway gun before it takes care of you!

The Atom Bomber was manufactured in the late 1940s by Thomas Toy (Thomas Manufacturing Corp.). Made of plastic parts, the bomb doors were metal, and the included atom bomb was made of lead – perfect for young kids and a substitute for licking the lead paint on the walls.