Setting: North Field, Tinian Island in Marianas Islands. Major Charles Sweeney, pilot of the B-29 that dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki, is interviewed by Public Affairs Officer, Major John F. Moynahan, who identifies Sweeney as the "pilot of 'The Great Artiste', the second B-29 to drop an atomic bomb on the Empire." (Note: Major Sweeney was the regular pilot of the B-29, "The Great Artiste", which was scheduled to carry the bomb. But it needed to be re-instrumented for the mission. So, instead, he and his crew simply switched airplanes with Captain Frederick C. Bock and crew, whose B-29 "BocksCar" was already properly configured. Thus, "BocksCar" was the airplane from which Sweeney and crew actually dropped the bomb.) In the brief interview, Major Sweeney describes their difficulties in three tries at the primary target and their decision to proceed to their secondary target, Nagasaki. With less remaining fuel than planned, they were forced to recover at Okinawa.
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