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...

Man reflects on 100 years, 'lucked in' becoming American

...stationed in the Mariana Islands when the Enola Gay took off on from there this day 70 years ago to drop the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima."We knew there was something big happening on the island of Tinian," Antonacci said, where the flight was launched...

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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A look at the 20th Century: 1945

...Okinawa, Luzon . . . and of course, Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The final year of World...United States dropped an atom bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6 and followed that...Henry L. Stimson said the purpose of the Hiroshima bombing was obvious. "It is abundantly...

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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...

Supervising evolution

When the United States dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1946, it was evident that the country had harnessed a new technology. It was also evident that someone was needed...

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Film recalls atomic bombings

Sixty-six years ago this month, the U.S. dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.Three local peace organizations will commemorate the events with the screening of the film Hibakusha, Our Life...

Atomic bombs kept other horrors at bay

It's early August, and time not to remember the Hiroshima-Nagasaki atomic bombings with horror, but to acknowledge the fact that these bombs brought an end to a long, bloody war. Without...

Cushing to leave St. Teresa parish

...official: The Rev. Bob Cushing, the priest who went to Japan to deliver an apology this month for the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, will be leaving St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church for other ministry. The news of the change was given...