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Charles W. Sweeney

Charles W. Sweeney served as a major in the 393rd Bombardment Squadron. He was regularly assigned to the Great Artiste as the aircraft commander and participated in the mission to bomb Hiroshima as co-pilot of the Great Artiste. Days later, he was the aircraft commander on strike plane Bockscar during the Nagasaki Mission.

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