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Gackenbach, Russell E., 1923-2019, March 23, 1923 - November 13, 2019


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Russell E. Gackenbach Collection Related to Atomic Bomb Missions

Identifier: SC MS 0279

The collection of photographs, recordings, publications and documents contains numerous photos of World War II military life as well as individual insight into preparations for the atomic bomb mission over Japan ending World War II including an original photo of the “mushroom cloud” over Hiroshima taken by the creator.

Dates: 1942 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1945