Posted 2 years ago
This small bracelet was engraved for "Peggy" and was a gift from Bob-- it carries an engraved "Love, Bob" on the inside.
Bob (I am not sure of his full name) had this made when he served in the 509th Bomb Group. Each end has locations engraved: "Marianas Islands, 1945" and "Tinian Island, 1945".
The group was created in late 1944 with the sole purpose to deliver the Atomic Bomb. In May 1945, the group was relocated to Tinian Island (in the Marianas). This was the staging area for delivery of both Atomic bombs on Japan.
Post war the group was relocated to Roswell, NM, where it was at the center of the alien spacecraft controversy.