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Series I. Letters and Documents [series]:
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Ashworth, Frederick
First hand account of the atomic bomb attack on Nagasaki.
Rudin # M-1

  1  
Beahan, Kermit
Signed Questionnaire regarding Hiroshima.
Rudin # M-1B

  1  
Caron, George
"Hiroshima: I Saw it First". Bound booklet signed by tail gunner of the Enola Gay.
Rudin # M-2

  1  
Caron, George
Writer's location: Denver, CO

Questionnaire/Interview regarding Hiroshima.
Rudin # M-2A

  1  
Ferebee, Thomas W.
Message of the Japanese Home Service after Hiroshima, signed by Ferebee.
Rudin # M-3

  1  
Jeppson, Morris
Addressee: George

Explanation in his role on the Enola Gay mission.
Rudin # M-3A

  1  
Jeppson, Morris
Addressee: Ronald Kelluern

Jeppson's personal thoughts about the Hiroshima mission.
Rudin # M-4

  1  
Jeppson, Morris
Addressee: Michael
Writer's location:

"No second wishes about Hiroshima mission - either about selection or results."
Rudin # M-4A

  1  
Jeppson, Morris
Addressee: Dear Sir

If invasion failed, "Would more atomic bombs have been used in attempts to finally defeat Japan?"
Rudin # M-5

  1  
Jeppson, Morris
Addressee: Dear Bill

Reflecting on the Hiroshima mission.
Rudin # M-5A

  1  
Jeppson, Morris
Addressee: Dear Sir

Arming and releasing the Hiroshima bomb.
Rudin # M-6

  1  
Jeppson, Morris
Addressee: Bill Smith

Jeppson writes a detailed response regarding the Hiroshima mission after being questioned by an admirer.
Rudin # M-6B

  1  
Jeppson, Morris
Addressee: Dear Sir
Writer's location: Hiroshima

Jeppson answers questions of a correspondent about the effects of the bomb on the crew and the destruction and radioactive fallout that were produced.
Rudin # M-6C

  1  
Jeppson, Morris
Addressee: Dear Sir
Writer's location: Hiroshima

Jeppson reveals his thoughts of his mission and describes the use of the atomic bomb.
Rudin # M-6D

  1  
Gallagher, Ray
Addressee: Mr. Schwab
Writer's location:

Reflects on current thinking regarding the use of the atomic bomb.
Rudin # M-7A

  1  
Rehl, Donald C.
Addressee: Fred D. Cavinder
Writer's location: Fountaintown, Indiana

Pilot of unused third atomic bomb mission justifies its use.
Rudin # M-7

  1  
Sweeney, Charles
Writer's location: Nagasaki, Japan

Pilot describes shock waves and fireball resulting from the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki.
Rudin # M-8

  1  
Sweeney, Charles
Addressee: Mr. Norman

Pilot clarifies a historical mistake about his Nagasaki mission - Which plane actually dropped the Nagasaki bomb.
Rudin # M-9

  1  
Tibbets, Paul
"The plane was named "Enola Gay" after my mother," plus a second signature card.
Rudin # M-10

  1  
Tibbets, Paul
Writer's location: New York

Souvenir facsimile of the front page of the New York Times announcing the bombing of Hiroshima, signed by Paul Tibbets.
Rudin # M-12

   
Tibbets, Paul
Limited edition souvenir typescript (21/24) recalling dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima.
Rudin # M-14

  1  
Tibbets, Paul
Reflections on Hiroshima plus signed color photo of Enola Gay.
Rudin # M-13

  1  
Tibbets, Paul
Addressee: General Carl Spaatz
Writer's location: Washington, D.C.

Reproduction of DS giving the directive to proceed with bombing of Japan, weather permitting. Two Copies.
Rudin # M-17 and 18

  1  
Tibbets, Paul
Addressee: Mayor Timothy Curtin
Writer's location: UN, NY and Columbus, Ohio

First Day Cover signed by Tibbets and Mitsuo Fuchida, the Japanese commander who led the first wave of attack on Pearl Harbor. Letter regarding Tibbets' second thoughts on dropping the bomb.
Rudin # M-19

  1  
Tibbets, Paul
Interview with USA Today about the dropping of the atom bomb.
Rudin # M-20

  1  
Van Kirk, Theodore
Addressee: Dear Sir

Letter concerning the bombing of Hiroshima.
Rudin # M-22

  1  
Van Kirk, Theodore
Manuscript covering every aspect of the mission over Hiroshima.
Rudin # M-23

  1  
Van Kirk, Theodore
Addressee: Dear Max
Writer's location:

Response to two questions - If Van Kirk agreed to the use of the atomic bomb; and his position on civilian casualties.
Rudin # M-24

  1  
Van Kirk, Theodore
Signed statement entitled "Atomic Bomb Explosion Over Hiroshima".
Rudin # M-25

  1  
Van Kirk, Theodore
Letter concerning the bombing of Hiroshima.
Rudin # M-26

  1  
Van Kirk, Theodore
Description of the training and preparation for dropping the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima.
Rudin # M-27

  1  
Van Kirk, Theodore
Letter with important details of the dropping of the bomb plus hand-drawn illustration.
Rudin # M-28

  1  
Ferebee, Brown
Addressee:
Writer's location: Tulsa, OK

Mary Babrick Brown donated her hair to be used in a bomb aiming device known as the "Norden Bomb Sight".
Rudin # M-28A

  1  
Tibbets, Beser
Photocopy of the Enola Gay's escape maneuver after dropping the bomb.
Rudin # M-29

  2  
Tibbets, Ferebee
Location: Hiroshima

Signed blast damage map of Hiroshima.
Rudin # M-30

  2  
Tibbets, Ferebee
White House Press Release on Hiroshima, "The World Set Free" HG Wells excerpt, the effects of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Signed.
Rudin # M-31

  2  
Beser, Caron, Ferebee, Van Kirk
The City of Hiroshima Peace Declaration read by Mayor Setsuo Yamada. Signed by four members of the Enola Gay crew.
Rudin # M-31A

  2  
"Operation Crossroads" flown envelope
Envelope carried in Army Air Force B-29 "Dave's Dream" for Atomic Bomb Test #1. With nine signatures.
Rudin # M-40A

  2  
Bikini Atoll A-Bomb
Log of observers "Panamint Parade", three newspaper articles.
Rudin # M-40

  2  
Olivi, Besser, Albury, Kuharek, Gallagher
Reproduction of General Order Number 71 awarding the Distinguished Flying Cross to the crew of Bockscar for their mission over Nagasaki.
Rudin # M-38