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Cameraman Daniel McGovern prepares to begin documenting the destruction after the drop of the Atomic Bomb.

http://www.icommag.com/may-2002/production-news.html

1 posted on 12/18/2005 9:12:21 AM PST by NormsRevenge
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R.I.P. I assume the radiation didn't kill him.


2 posted on 12/18/2005 9:14:38 AM PST by peyton randolph (Warning! It is illegal to fatwah a camel in all 50 states)
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I remembering hearing that the generals insisted on cameramen - the troops felt safer, if the idiot with the camera was filming...

can't place the quote, though. oh, well.

4 posted on 12/18/2005 9:18:39 AM PST by patton ("Hard Drive Cemetary" - forthcoming best seller)
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R.I.P
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5 posted on 12/18/2005 9:22:22 AM PST by Fiddlstix (Tagline Repair Service. Let us fix those broken Taglines. Inquire within(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To me, this image is what comes to mind every time the President or one of the Mullahs speak from Iran. The bomb can never be a "toy" for Islamists.

9 posted on 12/18/2005 9:36:08 AM PST by JimSEA (America cannot have an exit strategy from the world.)
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McGovern died of cancer

I was kinda hoping the common cold got him at his age, or that he just went gentle into that good night.

Instictively I knew that the cause was gonna be cancer. I'm glad he lived as long as he did.

28 posted on 12/18/2005 10:50:19 AM PST by Bear_Slayer
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29 posted on 12/18/2005 10:50:27 AM PST by BJungNan
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30 posted on 12/18/2005 10:52:08 AM PST by BJungNan
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Today


31 posted on 12/18/2005 10:52:52 AM PST by BJungNan
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There is a link to a movie (Quicktime viewer) at this web address:

http://www.idbsu.edu/history/ncasner/hy210/hirosima.htm


32 posted on 12/18/2005 10:55:02 AM PST by BJungNan
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I was able to tour Trinity Site this past October at WSMR with my family. It was such a moving experience. Eerie and rich with history. If anyone ever has the opportunity to do so - do it!
51 posted on 12/18/2005 11:48:28 AM PST by Lil'freeper
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The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress - First Motion Picture Unit of the U.S. Army Air Corps
This film is a war documentary produced by one of the "Hollywood Colonels," William Wyler, who joined the Air Force Film unit and recorded the sights and sounds of the last mission of a B-17 bomber known as the Memphis Belle, named after the girlfriend of the pilot. A narrator told the story of the 10 crewmen as examples of simple average American boys doing a tough job. The men and plane were filmed during the bombing raid on the submarine plens in Wilhelmshafen, Germany, "just one mission of j...
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60 posted on 12/18/2005 12:16:09 PM PST by wolficatZ (Jonathan Quayle Higgins III - "Zeus...Apollo...Patrol!"....)
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