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Air Commando aids 007

This photograph from a 1945 article published in the “San Francisco Examiner” features Retired Lieutenant Colonel Charles Russhon as a captain (center) after his return from Japan in the wake of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Russhon was one of the first Americans on the ground in both locations within 24 hours of the bombs being dropped on both. One of the original Air Commandos, Russhon worked as a military advisor to the James Bond films in the ‘60s and ‘70s. (Photo by the "San Francisco Examiner" courtesy of Christian Russhon)

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