Last surviving member of crew to drop atomic bomb on Hiroshima dies in Georgia

...the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and...atomic bomb deployed in wartime over Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, 1945.He was teamed...aftereffects killed 140,000 people in Hiroshima.Three days after Hiro shima, a second...

Veterans recollect atomic bombings

...days earlier, "Little Boy" blasted Hiroshima, killing 70,000 to 100,000 people...ocean waters. Then he heard the news of Hiroshima. "Everyone was stunned, even the American...division was one of the first to enter Hiroshima after the bombing. Mr. Bahm was stationed...

Atomic bombing tops journalists' list of century news

...news event of the 20th century was written in the ashes of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where the terrifying power of America's new...stories. The results: 1. United States drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima, Nagasaki: Japan surrenders to end World War II. 1945...

Priest's post may soon be vacant

...Bob Cushing, an Augusta priest who took an apology to Japan for the 60th anniversary of the U.S. nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, will leave his parish, according to today's issue of National Catholic Reporter. The Rev. Cushing is due...

Former US Sen Mark Hatfield dies

...Navy officer in 1945, Mark Hatfield was among the first American servicemen to personally see the destruction wrought upon Hiroshima by an atomic bomb.It was an experience that helped shape Hatfield into an outspoken critic of war as he went on to become...


...Chronicle misidentified Augusta Commissioner Andy Cheek. An article on Page 2A in Monday's editions should have said the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, 1945. The Chronicle regrets the errors.

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Dallas Edgar Bahm (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...during World War II, and was among the first troops entering Hiroshima after the drop of the atomic bomb. As a young enlisted man...article of August 9, 2001 detailing his experiences during the Hiroshima Aftermath. Mr. Bahm was a member of St. Joseph Catholic...

W. Gibbs Herbruck (AIKEN, S.C.)

...program. He trained for this service at Ft. Bragg and Ft. Still and served in the Philippines but missed combat because the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs had been dropped a month earlier. After the war, he graduated from Princeton University earning a Bachelor...


...The Blume Family.For more information, call (706) 868-0083.? Hiroki Kuroda is returning to Japan to pitch for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp, according to Japanese media reports and ESPN.com.The 39-year-old right-hander went 11-9 with a 3...

Panel votes on best American journalism

NEW YORK -- John Hersey's "Hiroshima," an account of the nuclear explosion...executing a Viet Cong suspect (92). "Hiroshima" was first published in an entire issue...non-fiction," he said. The runner-up to `Hiroshima" was Rachel Carson's precedent-setting...

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