Tsutomu Yamaguchi in 2009 (Credits: Justin McCurry via Wikipedia)

Tsutomu Yamaguchi: Survivor of two Atomic Bombs

On August 9, 1945 a Boeing B-29 Superfortress nicknamed “Bockscar”, piloted by Major Charles Sweeney, took off from Tinian’s North Field just before dawn around, carrying a plutonium bomb nicknamed “Fat Man”. Its initial target being the Japanese town of Kokura but after reaching the city, both pilots of the B-29 “Big Stink” – which accompanied the …

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