30 Jan '15, 5pm

B-29 co-pilot talks to Marines about Hiroshima and Nagasaki:

B-29 co-pilot talks to Marines about Hiroshima and Nagasaki:

View Photo Gallery » Raymond "Speedy" Biel, shown here in the B-29 during World War II, spoke to Marines on Wednesday at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. Biel, now 92, was a co-pilot for the bomber, and flew in one of the weather planes during the bombing of Hiroshima. Photo courtesy of Raymond Biel Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Related The Battle of the Bulge: Veterans recall withstanding Hitler's final assault Nick Diloreto remembered that it was so cold in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge that the ground had frozen solid. Childhood friends reconnect after World War II, Japanese internment separated them One April morning in 1942, George Fellows walked to Washington Middle School just as he did on any other school day. But something was amiss at school this particular morning. One of his friends, Tom Nakasaki, was gone, and not because he was out s...

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