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Pilots who dropped the atomic bombs on Japan

This picture displays Major Charles W. Sweeney shaking hands with Colonel Paul Tibbets before his bombing mission to Nagasaki. Colonel Tibbets piloted the plane that dropped the bomb on Hiroshima just three days earlier on August 6, 1945.


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