Collection Title:  Redd, Virgil Collection

Collection Number:  M204 / 2006.12

Dates:  Inclusive  August 6, 1945

Bulk  August 6,  1945

Volume:  0.209

Processor:  W. Ray


Virgil Redd (now deceased) was a navigator during the August 6, 1945 nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, Japan.  The bomb was dropped by the Enola Gay, a U.S. Air Force B-29 and Mr. Redd took photos of the planes, a ship, and the devastation to the city.  The photos were donated by his brother, Vester Redd.


BOX 1 OF 1

Folder 1

Photo depicting devastation of the city of Hiroshima after the bomb.


Folder 2

Photo of ship.


Folder 3

Photo of 2 planes.


Folder 4

Photo of squadron of planes.