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Enola Gay Drops Bomb on Hiroshima(14 images)

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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Paul Tibbets stands inf ront of the Enola Gay, the B29 bomber that delivered the atomic bomb to Hirioshima in Japan on August 6, 1945. (UPI Photo/USAF/Files)
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"Little Boy" the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima August 6, 1945, is seen here in this undated handout photo. The bomb was released through the bomb bay doors of the "Enola Gay" from a height of about six miles. (UPI/File)
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the Enolay Gay, the B29 bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima lies in pieces in the Smithsonian Institution's workshop, in Suitland, MD. Alongside the bomber is the fuselage of a World War II Heinkel 219 German night fighter. (UPI Photo/Files)
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