Overview of the United States. Army Air Forces. 509th Composite Group operations orders

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Title: United States. Army Air Forces. 509th Composite Group operations orders
Date (inclusive): 1945
Collection Number: 79039
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 folder (0.1 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Orders 35 and 39 (August 5 and 8, 1945), ordering the strike missions that dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, August 6 and 9, 1945.
Creator: United States. Army Air Forces. Composite Group, 509th
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1979.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], United States. Army Air Forces. 509th Composite Group operations orders, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Scope and Content of Collection

Orders 35 and 39 (August 5 and 8, 1945), ordering the strike missions that dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, August 6 and 9, 1945.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan
Atomic bomb