Overview of the Ray Gallagher interview

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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

onsite digital

Sound recording of interview


Use copy reference number: 93095_a_0003644