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    Atomic Bomb--Collection of Nine Items. An unusual grouping of letters, photos, manuscripts, and more related to the two American atomic bomb missions flown during the final days of World War II. All are very good or better.

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    (1)  Chicago Daily Tribune, "Atomic Bomb Story!", August 7, 1945, front page, signed by Capt. Bob Lewis (copilot of the Enola Gay), August 6, 1945. 

    (2)  Capt. Robert Lewis typed manuscript signed; concerning the atomic bomb mission.

    (3)  Paul W. Tibbets photo signed.

    (4)  Copy of War Department directive concerning the atomic bomb, signed by Paul W. Tibbets.

    (5)  Fred Olivi (copilot of "Bockscar") autograph letter signed, July 15, 1981.

    (6)  Fred Olivi photo signed.

    (7)  Paul W. Tibbets signed envelop marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the United Nations.

    (8)  Thomas Ferebee (bombardier on the Enola Gay) signed "Los Alamos/ New Mexico" label.

    (9)  Capt. Francis D. "Felix" Thornhill (navigator on the Straight Flush) autograph letter signed.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
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