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    Poster Signed By Members of the 509th Composite Group - Enola Gay and Bockscar. A poster, one of 500, by Bob Robbins titled "Dawn of the Nuclear Age", measuring 16" x 20", with a central theme of the "Enola Gay" and "Bockscar", the aircraft that dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The aircraft are surround by images of the offshoot of atomic research - medicine, plant breeding and genetics, nuclear energy and space exploration. Several crewmembers from the "Enola Gay" have signed the poster including pilot Paul Tibbets, radio operator Richard Nelson, navigator Dutch Van Kirk, and electronics officer Morris. R. Jeppson. "Bockscar" crewmember signatories include pilot Charles W. Sweeney, co-pilot Fred Olivi, flight engineer John D. Kuharek, and a U.S. Navy weaponeer attached to the crew, Frederick L. Ashworth. Additionally, several crewmembers from the "The Great Artiste" have signed, including the pilot Hugh C. Ferguson and navigator Leonard A. Godfrey. "The Great Artiste" was an instrument aircraft that had the distinction of being present at both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The poster is in fine condition.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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