Hilton Head Island resident Jim Capossela, 87, a veteran of World War II who was 19 at the time, said the atomic bombings were devastating but a "necessary evil" for the American lives they saved.
Hilton Head Island resident Jim Capossela, 87, a veteran of World War II who was 19 at the time, said the atomic bombings were devastating but a "necessary evil" for the American lives they saved. Staff photo
Hilton Head Island resident Jim Capossela, 87, a veteran of World War II who was 19 at the time, said the atomic bombings were devastating but a "necessary evil" for the American lives they saved. Staff photo

Local WWII veteran recalls atomic bombings during anniversary week

August 09, 2013 08:41 PM

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