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On board the flight that bombed Hiroshima


Sixty five years ago a mushroom cloud hovered over the decimated city of Hiroshima. The B-29 plane known as the Enola Gay forever became associated with the dropping of the world's first atomic bomb.

Twelve men were on board that day and among them was flight navigator Lieutenant Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk. He is now the last surviving member of the crew.

In this first person account he talks about that historic day and the lasting bond forged between the men onboard.

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