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Military August 06, 2020

Military.com: Meet the Only Man to Witness All 3 WWII Atomic Bomb Blasts; Survivors Mark 75th Anniversary of World’s 1st Atomic Attack; US Military Gets 1st Black Service Chief as Gen. ‘CQ’ Brown Takes Charge of Air Force; Suicide Prevention Bill Named for SEAL Commander Passes Senate; Fate Uncertain; Full Senate to Take Up ‘Deborah Sampson’ Landmark Bill on Female Veterans’ Health and more ->

Task & Purpose: Here’s why the pilot of Enola Gay had no regrets about dropping the first atom bomb; Maintenance failure caused Minnesota National Guard helicopter crash that killed 3, investigation finds; How the missing Marines, sailor and amphibious vehicle were found and more ->

DOD: Stratcom Chief: Attack on U.S. Would Be ‘A Very Bad Day’ for Adversary and more ->
History: Hiroshima: 75 Years Later
By Lorraine Boissoneault, Smithsonian Magazine: The Nazi Werewolves Who Terrorized Allied Soldiers at the End of WWII Though the guerrilla fighters didn’t succeed in slowing the Allied occupation of Germany, they did sow fear wherever they went.