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John E. Jackson

John Jackson was a member of the 393rd Bomber Squadron in the 509th Composite Group stationed in Wendover, Utah, and later on Tinian Island in the Pacific. Jackson was an engine mechanic for the Enola Gay, the B-29 Superfortress that dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan in August 1945.

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