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Old July 18th 04, 12:59 PM
Steve Mellenthin
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MILTON, Mass. (July 17) - Charles W. Sweeney, a retired Air Force general who
piloted the plane that dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki in the final days of
World War II, has died at age 84.

Sweeney died Thursday at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, hospital
spokeswoman Christine Johanson said. She did not disclose the cause of death.
The Associated Press left messages Saturday at phone numbers listed to the
Sweeney family in the Boston suburb of Milton.

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Old July 18th 04, 02:09 PM
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In article , smartace11
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MILTON, Mass. (July 17) - Charles W. Sweeney, a retired Air Force general who
piloted the plane that dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki in the final days of
World War II, has died at age 84.

Sweeney died Thursday at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, hospital
spokeswoman Christine Johanson said. She did not disclose the cause of death.
The Associated Press left messages Saturday at phone numbers listed to the
Sweeney family in the Boston suburb of Milton.



RIP

Note his book "War's end" is well worth reading.



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Logically we attempt to devise reasons for our irrational behaviour.

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Old July 19th 04, 06:18 PM
Matt Wiser
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Bernardz wrote:
In article ,
smartace11
says...
MILTON, Mass. (July 17) - Charles W. Sweeney,

a retired Air Force general who
piloted the plane that dropped an atomic bomb

on Nagasaki in the final days of
World War II, has died at age 84.

Sweeney died Thursday at Massachusetts General

Hospital in Boston, hospital
spokeswoman Christine Johanson said. She did

not disclose the cause of death.
The Associated Press left messages Saturday

at phone numbers listed to the
Sweeney family in the Boston suburb of Milton.



RIP

Note his book "War's end" is well worth reading.



--
Logically we attempt to devise reasons for our
irrational behaviour.

Observations of Bernard - No 62

I've read it: it's excellent.

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