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George H. Cohen served as a 1st lieutenant in the 393rd Bombardment Squadron. He was regularly assigned to the B-29 Top Secret. He participated in the mission to bomb Hiroshima as the flight engineer of the Big Stink, which was the backup strike plane on Iwo Jima. He flew as the flight engineer of the Laggin’ Dragon, the weather reconnaissance plane, during the mission to Nagasaki.

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