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Enola Gay Drops Bomb on Hiroshima(14 images)

An unidentified newsman stands amid the rubble of Hiroshima in September 1945, a month after the atomic bomb was dropped on the city. The city had a population of roughly 400,000, three-quarters of them were civilians. (UPI/File)
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A war correspondent examines the rubble left after the city of Hiroshima was leveled by the atomic bomb dropped at exactly 8:15AM on August 6, 1945. (UPI Photo/Files)
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JAPAN: BOMBING, HIROSHIMA; ATOMIC BURST. At the time this photo was made, smoke billowed 20,000 feet above Hiroshima while smoke from the burst of the first atomic bomb had spread over 10,000 feet on the target at the base 0: the rising column. August 5, 1945. Two planes of the 509th Composite Group, part of the 313th Wing of the 20th Air Force, participated in this mission; one to carry the bomb, and the other to act as escort.(UPI Photo/USAF/Files)
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Col. Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., pilot of the ENOLA GAY, the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, waves from his cockpit before the takeoff, in an August 6, 1945 file photo. Tibbets died at the age of 92 in Columbus, Ohio on November 1, 2007. (UPI Photo/National Archives and Records Administration)
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