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Jack Widowsky served as a second 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 navigator of the Big Stink, which was the backup strike plane on Iwo Jima. He flew as the navigator of the Laggin’ Dragon, the weather reconnaissance plane, during the mission to Nagasaki.

Jack Widowsky and his crew. Jack is third from left.

Jack Widowsky and his crew. Jack is second from right, top row.

Jack Widowsky being interviewed by AHF in 2016.

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