mortisia: viα greatestgeneration: ”The patient’s skin is burned in a pattern corresponding to the dark portions of a kimono worn at the time of the explosion.” Atomic bomb survivor (Image from the National Archives) :/
"Little Boy" was the codename for the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on August 1945 by the Boeing Superfortress Enola Gay. It was the first atomic bomb to be used as a weapon. *Photo by Yoshito Matsushige from miles away.
Top American fighter Ace Major Richard Ira "Dick" Bong, with 40 kills to his credit in the Pacific Theater. He was killed August 1945 in an explosion while test flying a new Shooting Star jet fighter in Burbank, California.