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    [Enola Gay] and [Bockscar]. Card Signed by Crew Members of the Enola Gay and Bockscar. On August 6, 1945, the U.S. bomber Enola Gay unleashed the first nuclear strike on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Five days later, a second nuclear bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki, this time delivered by the U.S. bomber Bockscar. Found on an 8" x 5", eight members of the crews of both planes have placed their names and crew function. Signatures include Theodore Van Kirk, George R. Caron, Richard H. Nelson, Thomas W. Ferebee, Paul W. Tibbets, Jacob Beser, Charles D. Albury (Bockscar), and John D. Kuharek (Bockscar).

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    May, 2014
    15th Thursday
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