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The atomic bomb, dropped by the crew of the 509th Composite Group's B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay, detonates over Hiroshima, Japan. The first of two historic drops, these missions contributed to forcing Japan to surrender, ending World War II. (U.S. Army Air Forces file photo)

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