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6 August: Hiroshima

Col. P.W. Tibbets, Jr. with the Enola Gay. (Wire photo.)

Col. P.W. Tibbets, Jr. with the Enola Gay. (Wire photo.)

The statement from President Harry S. Truman that the world’s first atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city is heard around the United States and the world. So is Phillips’ simple, direct, short report heard around Europe and much of the world.

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