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Hiroshima-shi (Japan)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

"Coming home" to Homecoming

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225531505]
Identifier: MSS 3294
Scope and Contents This manuscript was written by Nalani Young Wight and Karla C. Erikson and details some of the experiences of Kay Young. It contains accounts of his experiences in WWII through journal entries, as well as his experiences at Brigham Young University where he served as Student Body President in 1946.
Dates: 1946

Morris R. Jeppson collection of "The Only Surviving Parts of the First Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima"

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197221961292]
Identifier: MSS 7646
Scope and Contents Contains a booklet with photocopies of the handwritten account of Morris R. Jeppson and his experience dropping the atomic bomb. He worked as the weapons electronics officer and made sure the bomb was properly armed before it was released. He shares information on how the bomb worked and his specific role in the process. News articles honoring Jeppson are also included. Photo copies of select documents relating to his Air Force service, and other photographs may be found with the materials....
Dates: Approximately 1945-2001