Bureau of Public Relations
EYE WITNESS ACCOUNT
ATOMIC BOMB MISSION OVER NAGASAKI
WITH THE ATOMIC BOMB MISSION TO JAPAN, AUGUST 9
We are on our way to bomb the mainland of Japan. Our flying contingent consists of three specially designed B-29 Superforts, and two of these carry no bombs. But our lead plane is on its way with another atomic bomb, the second in three days, concentrating its active substance, and explosive energy equivalent to 20,000, and under favorable conditions, 40,000 tons of TNT.