Near Norwich the
Norfolk Broads & Coast
The Royal Army Service Cor (RASC) merged with transportation and movement control service of the Royal Engineers which was responsible for the railway, inland water transport port operations and movements, delivery of petrol, food and ammunition to the front line.
Hiroshima after the atomic bomb 'Little Boy'
was dropped on the city 6th August 1945.
CSM. WJ Hutton (Billy) was serving in Japan when the atomic bomb 'Little Boy' was
dropped on the city of Hiroshima near the end of WW11 against the Empire of Japan
by the United States at the executive order of the U.S. President Harry S. Truman.
A second atomic bomb 'Fat Man' was dropped on the 9th August over Nagasaki. On the
15th August Japan surrendered and WW11 was over, (Victory over Japan Day. V-J Day)
the formal surrender ceremony was performed in Tokyo on 2nd September 1945.
By the end of 1945 the bomb dropped on Hiroshima killed as many as 140,000 people and 80,000 in Nagasaki, roughly half on the days of the bombing, since then thousands more have died from injuries or illness related to radiation exposure released by the bombs.
Time out - Billy the cricket player.