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Twelve crew members of the Enola Gay and Bockscar planes that dropped the WWII-ending atom bombs sign the book, ''Greatest Events of the 20th Century.'' Time Books: New York: 1997. The autograph inscriptions appear on the fly-leaf and include: ''Maj. Charles W. Sweeney / Commander - Nagasaki 8/9/45'', ''John D. Kuharek - FLIGHT ENGINEER'', ''CD Albury Co-pilot Nagasaki 8/9/45'', ''Harold M Agnew / Scientific Observer / 6 August 1945'', ''Fred J Olivi / Co-pilot B-29 / 'Bockscar' / Nagasaki Mission / 9 August 1945'', ''Morris Jeppson / Weapon Test Officer / Enola Gay / HIROSHIMA 6 Aug 1945'', ''Richard H. Nelson / RADIO OPERATOR / ENOLA GAY / Aug 6 1945'', ''Hugh C. Ferguson / Pilot - 'Bockscar' Crew C-13 / The Great Artiste 9 Aug 45'', ''Dutch Van Kirk / Navigator - Enola Gay / 6 Aug 1945'', ''Tom Ferebee / Bombardier, Enola Gay / 6 August 1945'', ''Paul Tibbets, Pilot / B29 ENOLA GAY / 6 Aug. 1945'' and ''Lawrence H. Johnston / Scientific Measurements / Great Artiste / Aug 6, Aug 9, July 16 / 1945''. The article on the first use of nuclear weapons appears on pp. 32-33 of the 186pp., 8.25'' x 11'' book. Black paper boards with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition with only light bumping to boards.
Rare Book Signed by a Dozen WWII Enola Gay and Bockscar Crew Members
Rare Book Signed by a Dozen WWII Enola Gay and Bockscar Crew Members
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Auction closed on Tuesday, April 2, 2013.
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