Letter received from General Thomas Handy to General Carl Spaatz authorizing the dropping of the first atomic bomb, 07/25/1945
Provincetown from above
This image of Provincetown, Massachusetts, at the tip of Cape Cod, was taken on July 25, 1952. The town lies along the coast of the Provincetown Harbor, pictured on the right. Much of the town’s land is covered by the Cape Cod National Seashore, established in 1961.