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    509th Composite Group Commemorative Booklet Signed by 11 Airmen Who Flew Over Hiroshima or Nagasaki "Commemorative Booklet/509th Composite Group/50th Anniversary Reunion/Albuquerque, NM, August 5th to 10th, 1995/Revised and Corrected, 1997/Frederick Bock, Editor", 128p, 8.5" x 11". Illustrated. Signed on the title page: "Chas W Sweeney/Commander Nagasaki/9 Aug 45", "Lawrence H. Johnston/Scientific Measurements/Great Artiste/July 16, Aug. 6, 9, 1945", "Harold M Agnew/Scientific Observer/6 August 1945", "C D Albury/Airplane Commander/509th Comp. Group./393rd Bomb Sqdn.", "Morris Jeppson/Weapon Test Officer/Enola Gay/Hiroshima 6 Aug. 1945", "Lt. Fred J. Olivi/Co-pilot B-29/'Bockscar' 9 Aug 1945/Nagasaki Mission", "Paul Tibbets, Pilot/6 Aug., 1945", "Richard H. Nelson/Radio Operator/Enola Gay/Aug. 6, 1945", "Dutch Van Kirk/Navigator-Enola Gay/Hiroshima-6 Aug 1945", "Fred Bock, Airplane Commander/509th Composite Group", "Hugh C Ferguson/Pilot - Bockscar Crew C-13/The Great Artiste 9 Aug 45". The "Enola Gay" dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. "Boxcar" dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. On August 15, 1945, Japan surrendered. Plastic spiral binding. Slight tears at the upper two and lower two spiral holes on the cover. Fine condition. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
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