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source one
Film footage of crew on the two bombing raids, 1945, and photos of the results
(Film courtesy of the Imperial War Museum: USA 8; other sources catalogue ref: FO 371/59640)
Film of the Enola Gay & photos of the explosion Film of the Enola Gay & photos of the explosion Film of the Enola Gay & photos of the explosion Film of the Enola Gay & photos of the explosion
1a 1b 1c 1d          
Transcript
IWM USA 8; film of the crew of Enola Gay

Questions

  1. Why do you think the US servicemen have been filmed?

  2. What audience would this film have been shown to?

  3. What words would you use to describe the attitudes of the US servicemen towards the dropping of the bombs?

  4. Looking at the photos, do you think the size and power of the explosions were a surprise to the men who caused them?

  5. According to source 1d, what did the people on the ground first experience?