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Local 12 Cincinnati
Air Power History Tour: Last flying B-29 on displayUpdated: Wed, Sep 02 2015, 08:57 PM CINCINNATI (Jeff Hirsh) -- Seventy years a
Air Power History Tour: Last flying B-29 on display
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 2 days ago
Updated: Wed, Sep 02 2015, 08:57 PM CINCINNATI (Jeff Hirsh) -- Seventy years ago Sept. 2, people’s parents or grandparents either cheered or cried or probably did a bit of both. That's because on Sept. 2, 1945, Japan officially surrendered, ending... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Columbia City native has vivid memories of atomic bomb raidSeventy years ago this month, Columbia City native Bill Barney was part of the
Columbia City native has vivid memories of atomic bomb raid
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Seventy years ago this month, Columbia City native Bill Barney was part of the mission that effectively ended the most destructive war in human history. The 92-year-old still remembers it like it was yesterday. In August of 1945, Barney was a radar... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
‘Rosie Mania’: World War II’s working women honored in GwinnettJessie Moss, 96, takes a moment to herself as the Pledge of Allegiance is said
‘Rosie Mania’: World War II’s working women honored in Gwinnett
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 20 days ago
Jessie Moss, 96, takes a moment to herself as the Pledge of Allegiance is said during the Rosie the Riveter celebration at the fallen heroes memorial outside the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville on Saturday. Moss was a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Japan revisits its darkest moments where American POWs became human experimentsFor a while after the end of the second world war, Toshio Tono could not bare t
Japan revisits its darkest moments where American POWs became human experiments
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 22 days ago
For a while after the end of the second world war, Toshio Tono could not bare to be in the company of doctors. And the thought of putting on a white coat filled him with dread. As a young man with an interest in gynaecology, it was an aversion that... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
America’s Other ‘Shock and Awe’ CampaignAs expected…in the summer we feel the tremors. The earth rumbles. The markets
America’s Other ‘Shock and Awe’ Campaign
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 25 days ago
As expected…in the summer we feel the tremors. The earth rumbles. The markets grumble. A little explosion here…another there. But not a Hiroshima. Not so far. Commodities have crashed. Chinese stocks have gotten smoked too — down about 30% from... Read more
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The Columbian
Operation Ivory Soap was a secret, but no beauty secret"I figure the tuba saved my life," Bernie Hulse said. It isn't the only remark
Operation Ivory Soap was a secret, but no beauty secret
The Columbian / Posted 27 days ago
"I figure the tuba saved my life," Bernie Hulse said. It isn't the only remarkable item on his World War II résumé. Hulse left his tuba assignment to join a secret project called Operation Ivory Soap. A military operation named for a floating bar... Read more
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Everett Herald
Thanks to World War II, Boeing was strong as the jet age dawnedBoeing broke into the jet age with its B-47 bomber, which first flew in late 19
Thanks to World War II, Boeing was strong as the jet age dawned
Everett Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Boeing broke into the jet age with its B-47 bomber, which first flew in late 1947. The plane's swept wings and its pod-mounted engines became the norm for big jet aircraft. Boeing test pilot Robert Robbins said its performance was so good he and his... Read more
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The Atlantic
‘Do What You Love’ Is Terrible AdviceI imagine that the persistence of that question irritated Harry Truman above al
‘Do What You Love’ Is Terrible Advice
The Atlantic / Posted 29 days ago
I imagine that the persistence of that question irritated Harry Truman above all other things. The atomic bombs that destroyed the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki fifty years ago were followed in a matter of days by the complete surrender of the... Read more
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The Atlantic
'Ricki and the Flash' Is a Soft Rock SurpriseI imagine that the persistence of that question irritated Harry Truman above al
'Ricki and the Flash' Is a Soft Rock Surprise
The Atlantic / Posted 29 days ago
I imagine that the persistence of that question irritated Harry Truman above all other things. The atomic bombs that destroyed the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki fifty years ago were followed in a matter of days by the complete surrender of the... Read more
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The Atlantic
The 4-Minute Radio Broadcast That Ended World War IISeventy years ago, on the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 Superfortress named
The 4-Minute Radio Broadcast That Ended World War II
The Atlantic / Posted 29 days ago
Seventy years ago, on the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 Superfortress named Enola Gaydropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. A short time later, other B-29s began dropping leaflets on Tokyo. “Because your military leaders have rejected the 13-part... Read more
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The Atlantic
Supporters Offer a Prayer for Ben Carson in IowaI imagine that the persistence of that question irritated Harry Truman above al
Supporters Offer a Prayer for Ben Carson in Iowa
The Atlantic / Posted 29 days ago
I imagine that the persistence of that question irritated Harry Truman above all other things. The atomic bombs that destroyed the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki fifty years ago were followed in a matter of days by the complete surrender of the... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Racial Gaps in America's RecoveryI imagine that the persistence of that question irritated Harry Truman above al
The Racial Gaps in America's Recovery
The Atlantic / Posted 29 days ago
I imagine that the persistence of that question irritated Harry Truman above all other things. The atomic bombs that destroyed the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki fifty years ago were followed in a matter of days by the complete surrender of the... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Allegations Against Pennsylvania's Attorney GeneralI imagine that the persistence of that question irritated Harry Truman above al
The Allegations Against Pennsylvania's Attorney General
The Atlantic / Posted 29 days ago
I imagine that the persistence of that question irritated Harry Truman above all other things. The atomic bombs that destroyed the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki fifty years ago were followed in a matter of days by the complete surrender of the... Read more
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The Atlantic
Was It Right?I imagine that the persistence of that question irritated Harry Truman above al
Was It Right?
The Atlantic / Posted 29 days ago
I imagine that the persistence of that question irritated Harry Truman above all other things. The atomic bombs that destroyed the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki fifty years ago were followed in a matter of days by the complete surrender of the... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Entering the Nuclear Age, Body by Body The Nagasaki ExperienceYves here. One of the most disheartening things about being an American is the
Entering the Nuclear Age, Body by Body The Nagasaki Experience
Naked Capitalism / Posted 29 days ago
Yves here. One of the most disheartening things about being an American is the casualness with with which our leaders launch or escalate wars, and the lack of concern about the fact that these conflicts seem only to leave failed states in their wake.... Read more
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Salon.com
“Most of Nagasaki’s residents had no warning”: The day we dropped the bombThis piece originally appeared on Korean and Chinese workers, prisoners of war
“Most of Nagasaki’s residents had no warning”: The day we dropped the bomb
Salon.com / Posted 29 days ago
This piece originally appeared on Korean and Chinese workers, prisoners of war, and mobilized adults and students had returned to their work sites; some dug or repaired shelters, others piled sandbags against the windows of City Hall for protection... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Susan Southard, Under the Mushroom Cloud -- Nagasaki after Nuclear WarThe nuclear age. Doesn't that phrase seem like ancient history? With the twin a
Susan Southard, Under the Mushroom Cloud -- Nagasaki after Nuclear War
Op-Ed News / Posted 29 days ago
The nuclear age. Doesn't that phrase seem like ancient history? With the twin anniversaries of the obliteration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki coming around again, this is its 70th birthday. Just a year younger than me, it was my age-mate, my companion... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Whiteman commander remembers his grandfather's bombing mission over HiroshimaOn August 6, 1945, Col. Paul Tibbets and the crew of the Enola Gay fired one of
Whiteman commander remembers his grandfather's bombing mission over Hiroshima
KY3 Springfield / Posted 30 days ago
On August 6, 1945, Col. Paul Tibbets and the crew of the Enola Gay fired one of the last, and the deadliest shot of World War II when they dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. The blast ultimately killed more than 100,000 people. The Hiroshima... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Whiteman commander remembers his grandfather's bombing mission over HiroshimaOn August 6, 1945, Col. Paul Tibbets and the crew of the Enola Gay fired one of
Whiteman commander remembers his grandfather's bombing mission over Hiroshima
KSPR Springfield / Posted 30 days ago
On August 6, 1945, Col. Paul Tibbets and the crew of the Enola Gay fired one of the last, and the deadliest shot of World War II when they dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. The blast ultimately killed more than 100,000 people. The Hiroshima... Read more
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