Summary: S.Res.247 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (08/05/2015)

Commemorates and honors: (1) the decision of President Harry S. Truman to use atomic bombs against Japan to bring an end to World War II; and (2) the actions by the crews of the Enola Gay and the Bockscar in carrying out missions against Hiroshima and Nagasaki, respectively, that accomplished tactical objectives and saved the lives of U.S. citizens.