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    Photocopied Document Inscribed and Signed by Paul W. Tibbets, Enola Gay Pilot. One page, 4to, n.p., n.d. Photocopy of July 25, 1945 War Department memo issued by Chief of Staff Thomas Handy, giving the the directive to proceed with the bombing of Japan, weather permitting. Inscribed and signed in blue felt-tipped pen "Paul W. Tibbets, Pilot - Enola Gay over Hiroshima." Very fine.

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    June, 2008
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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