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Enola Gay es el nombre de un avión bombardero Boeing B-29 Superfortress que fue bautizado así en honor a Enola Gay Tibbets, madre de su piloto Paul Tibbets.El 6 de agosto de 1945, durante los últimos compases de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, el Enola Gay se convirtió en el primer avión en lanzar una bomba atómica, la Little man, que …
Mission and crew. Bockscar was flown on 9 August 1945, by the crew of another B-29, The Great Artiste, and piloted by Major Charles W. Sweeney, commander of the 393d Bombardment Squadron.
L’avion Enola Gay est personnellement choisi par le colonel Paul Tibbets, le commandant du 509th Composite Group, le 9 mai 1945, alors qu’il est encore sur la ligne de montage.
On August 6, 1945, the B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima. Twelve men were on that flight. Some chose to keep a low profile and others spoke out about their place in history. Almost all had something to say after the war. The 509th Composite Group was formed by the
The Enola Gay ( / ɪ ˈ n oʊ l ə ˈ ɡ eɪ /) is a Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber, named for Enola Gay Tibbets, the mother of the pilot, Colonel Paul Tibbets, who selected the aircraft while it was still on the assembly line.
IF I LIVE A HUNDRED YEARS, I’ll never quite get these few minutes out of my mind,” Robert A. Lewis wrote shortly after the B-29 he was copiloting, the Enola Gay, dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. In August 1945 the confident and rambunctious Lewis was 27, with sturdy, all-American good looks
B-29 Superfortress. The Enola Gay in 1949, Paul Tibbets, 2nd from left. Flight crew of Enola Gay with Gen. Enola Gay just before mission. uploading payload into bomb bay
Dieser Artikel behandelt den B-29-Bomber; zur deutschen Heavy-Metal-Band siehe Enola Gay (Band), zum Lied der Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark siehe Enola Gay (Lied).
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