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Enola Gay Drops Bomb on Hiroshima(14 images)

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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Paul Tibbets, who piloted the "Enola Gay" when she dropped an atomic bomb over Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945 is seen here at age 70. (UPI/File)
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