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Last U.S. crew member of Hiroshima bomber dies

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By Jonathan Kaminsky

Reuters

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The last surviving crew member aboard the Enola Gay, the U.S. bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan in 1945, died at a retirement community in Georgia at age 93, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk navigated the flight that dropped "Little Boy" on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945.

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