• Kyodo, Staff Report


The flight log of Paul Tibbets, the pilot of the U.S. B-29 bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, sold for $86,500 (about ¥8.87 million) during an auction of World War II memorabilia in New York on Thursday.

The log of one of America’s most famous World War II pilots was one of 65 war items related to Japan offered by Bonhams auction house.

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