Bob Hanson
When Bob Hanson walked into my office in early November to be interviewed for our Veterans Day issue, I just had a feeling he was a man with an incredible story to tell. The nearly 88-year-old WWII Navy veteran, wearing his “WWII veteran” hat, promptly shook my hand, and we sat down to start tal...Read More
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Bob Hanson was aboard the USS Xanthus in August of 1945, ready to invade the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido when the United States Air Force dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima and another three days later on Nagasaki. The devastation that followed those bombings convinced Japanese leaders to ...Read More
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