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.
Charles W. Sweeney
Aircraft Commander on BockscarNagasaki Mission
Hiroshima MissionTinian IslandWendover, UT
509th Composite GroupHiroshima MissionManhattan Project VeteranMilitary VeteranNagasaki Mission
Jerome O. Ackerman
Jerome Otto Ackerman was a member of the Special Engineer Detachment who served as a group leader at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project.