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  • Title: Ray Gallagher interview
    Date (inclusive): Undated
    Collection Number: 93095
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 phonotape cassette (0.1 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Relates to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.
    Creator: Gallagher, Ray
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


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    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1993.

    Preferred Citation

    Ray Gallagher interview, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan
    Atomic bomb
    United States. Army Air Forces