Enola Gay Drops Bomb on Hiroshima (14 images)

Updated: Aug. 6, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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The ground crew of the B-29 "Enola Gay" which atom-bombed Hiroshima, Japan. Col. Paul W. Tibbets, the pilot is the center. Photographed on Marianas Islands in Guam. The entire Enola Gay's flying crew on August 6, 1945 consisted of twelve men: Colonel Paul W. Tibbets, Jr. – aircraft commander, Captain Robert A. Lewis – co-pilot and Enola Gay's assigned aircraft commander, Major Thomas Ferebee – bombardier, Captain Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk – navigator, U.S. Navy Captain William S. "Deak" Parsons – weaponeer and bomb commander, Lieutenant Jacob Beser – radar countermeasures (also the only man to fly on both nuclear bombing aircraft), Second Lieutenant Morris R. Jeppson – assistant weaponeer, Technical Sergeant George R. "Bob" Caron – tail gunner, Technical Sergeant Wyatt E. Duzenberry, flight engineer, Sergeant Joe S. Stiborik – radar, Sergeant Robert H. Shumard – assistant flight engineer, and Private First Class Richard M. Nelson – radio operator. (UPI Photo/USAF/Files)
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