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77-BT-130: Tinian Island, August 1945

77-BT-130:   Tinian Island, August 1945.  Side shot of unit in pit, being lined up to hoist Little Boy into bomb bay; canvas cover is still on unit.  Lieutenant Wright in pit and Commander A.F. Birch on edge of pit, directing operations.  Official photograph of the Office of Chief of Engineers, now in the collection of the National Achives.   (2015/08/25).
Caption: Tinian Island, August 1945. Side shot of unit in pit, being lined up to hoist Little Boy into bomb bay; canvas cover is still on unit. Lieutenant Wright in pit and Commander A.F. Birch on edge of pit, directing operations. Official photograph of the Office of Chief of Engineers, now in the collection of the National Achives. (2015/08/25).
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  • Theater of Operations--Pacific
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  • World War II 1939-1945
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