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NEW YORK (Kyodo) The flight log kept by navigator Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk on board the Enola Gay during the atomic bombing of Hiroshima recently sold for $358,500 in a public auction conducted by Heritage Auction Galleries of Dallas.

“This is an enormously important piece of history, which definitively documents the moment at which our world changed irrevocably,” said Tom Slater, director of Americana auctions for Dallas-based Auction Galleries.

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