Enola Gay

Uploaded: June 02, 2020 | Entered: July 14, 2020 01:55:32

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The Enola Gay is a Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber, named after Enola Gay Tibbets, the mother of the pilot, Colonel Paul Tibbets. On 6 August 1945, during the final stages of World War II, piloted by Tibbets and Robert A. Lewis it became the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb. The bomb, code-named "Little Boy", was targeted at the city of Hiroshima, Japan, and caused the near-complete destruction of the city. Enola Gay participated in the second atomic attack as the weather reconnaissance aircraft for the primary target of Kokura. Clouds and drifting smoke resulted in a secondary target, Nagasaki, being bombed instead.

Exif: Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D70; Shutter Speed: 1/15; Aperture: f/4.0; ISO: 800; Orientation: 1; Date: 2020:06:02 07:15:41

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