Today in World War II History

70 Years Ago—Aug. 9, 1940: First flight of medium bomber North American B-25 Mitchell.
65 Years Ago—Aug. 9, 1945: Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki by B-29 Bock’s Car, flown by Maj. Charles Sweeney; about 35,000 killed. Soviets invade Japanese-occupied Manchuria.