Enola Gay Drops Bomb on Hiroshima (14 images)

Updated: Aug. 6, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr. (February 23, 1915 – November 1, 2007) was a brigadier general in the United States Air Force, best known for being the pilot of the Enola Gay, the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb. He is seen here standing beside a replica of "Little Boy", a nickname for the atomic bomb his plane dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, durign a visit to the Air Force Musuem in Dayton, Ohio, on July 30, 1975. (UPI Photo/Files)
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