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Commemorating the bombing of Hiroshima

This Monday August 6 will mark the 67th anniversary of the US bombing of Hiroshima¬†Japan at the close of WWII. Colonel Paul Tibbets sat at the controls of a massive four-engine B29 Superfortress bomber dubbed the Enola Gay and gave the order for his bombardier Major Thomas Ferebee¬†to line the city up in his sights. […]