Elbert Bishop, who witnessed the mushroom cloud forming over Nagasaki, Japan, while flying a separate bombing mission with his B-24 Liberator crew, holds a photo of that cloud, Thursday, July 31.

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Elbert Bishop, who witnessed the mushroom cloud forming over Nagasaki, Japan, while flying a separate bombing mission with his B-24 Liberator crew, holds a photo of that cloud, Thursday, July 31.

Witness To History: Bomber crewman remembers Nagasaki cloud

By Corinne Saunders

The Daily Advance

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CURRITUCK — Elbert Bishop was on his 12th mission, a bombing run over an airfield on Kumamoto, a city in the southwestern end of Japan, when he saw the cloud.   

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Thank You, Sir

Thank You, Sir, for your service in WWII, and being an eyewitness to the concluding act of six years of destruction. and death.

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