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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Ray Gallagher interview
    Dates: undated
    Collection Number: 93095
    Creator: Gallagher, Ray.
    Collection Size: 1 phonotape cassette (0.1 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Relates to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    Use copies of all sound recordings in this collection are available for immediate access. Use copy reference number: 93095_a_0003644.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Ray Gallagher interview, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1993.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    Assistant flight engineer, United States Army Air Forces, during World War II.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Oral history of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. Ray Gallagher describes the logistics of the missions, and the feelings of the men before, during, and after the bombings.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United States. Army Air Forces.
    World War, 1939-1945--Japan.
    Atomic bomb.