William Laurence in front of a hut on Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945. TSgt Jesse Kupferberg is at right on the cot.

Caption   William Laurence in front of a hut on Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945. TSgt Jesse Kupferberg is at right on the cot. ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 28 Jan 2022

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
28 Apr 2022 10:06:28 AM

Jesse Kupferberg was a Technical Sergeant in the US Army Air Forces who participated in Project Alberta, the group tasked with transporting and assembling the two atomic bombs in 1945. He and Laurence both flew in the B-29 ā€œGreat Artisteā€ to observe the Nagasaki mission.

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