HIROSHIMA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HIROSHIMA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58241480-68/vankirk-atomic-bomb-war.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58241480-68/vankirk-atomic-bomb-war.html.csp">Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KATE BRUMBACK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T10:51:10.37-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 10:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima once said he thought the bombing was necessary because it shortened the war and eliminated the need for an Allied land invasion that could have cost more lives on both sides. But Theodore “Dutch” VanKirk also said it made him wary of war — and that he would like to see all of the world’s atomic bombs abolished. VanKirk died Monday at the retirement home where he lived in Stone Mountain, Georgia, his son Tom ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582414802014-07-30T10:51:10.37-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T10:51:10.37-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241480@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:51:10 MDT