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The Plane That Ended World War Two

This month Japan has been remembering the victims of the world's first nuclear attack, in Hiroshima, as well as the dropping of a second...

This month Japan has been remembering the victims of the world's first nuclear attack, in Hiroshima, as well as the dropping of a second atomic bomb on Nagasaki.
 
But the second mission was far from straightforward.  
 
Jeff Duford, of the National Museum of the US Air Force, describes some of the problems which faced the aircraft and crew that are credited with ending World War Two.