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Bockscar Nose Art Nagasaki Mission Crew:
Major Charles W. Sweeney, Aircraft Commander, North Quincy, MA
Captain Charles Donald "Don" Albury, Co-pilot, Miami, FL
Second Lieutenant Frederick "Fred" J. Olivi, Regular Co-pilot
Captain James F. Van Pelt, Jr., Navigator, Oak Hill, WV
Captain Kermit K. Beahan, Bombardier, Houston, TX
Master Sergeant John D. Kuharek, Flight Engineer, Columbus, NE
Staff Sergeant Raymond C. Gallagher, Gunner, assistant flight engineer, Chicago, IL
Staff Sergeant Edward K. Buckley, Radar Operator, Lisbon, OH
Sergeant Abe M. Spitzer, Radio Operator, Bronx, NY
Sergeant Albert T. "Pappy" DeHart, Tail Gunner, Plainview, TX
Also on board were the following additional mission personnel:
Commander Frederick Ashworth, USN, Weaponeer
Lieutenant Philip M. Barnes, USN, Assistant Weaponeer
Second Lieutenant Jacob Beser, Radar Countermeasures, Baltimore, MD