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Not everyone wanted to bomb Hiroshima

Paul W. Tibbets Jr., retired brigadier general and former businessman, died on Nov. 1. He’ll forever be remembered for what he unleashed the morning of Aug. 6, 1945. That day Tibbets’ B-29 dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The blast, fire and radiation killed 140,000 people. Many others were scarred and injured for life. Most of the bomb’s victims were women, children, the elderly and other civilians not directly involved in the war.