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Enola Gay Cockpit View of Hiroshima Bombing
Paul Tibbets and the Enola Gay, Dropped the First Atomic Bomb
By Stephen Sherman , Nov. Updated June 29, Heavily laden with the world's first operational atomic bomb, the B shuddered and trembled as its four 2, horsepower Wright Cyclones roared. Its pilot, Paul Tibbets, thought briefly of the recent B crashes on Tinian, and then focused on his mission. Ready for takeoff on Runway Able," he radioed to the tower. Tibbets held the plane on the runway until it reached MPH, then eased back on the yoke. Near the end of the foot runway, the B lifted easily and steadily into the air.
Paul Tibbets on Dropping the Atomic Bomb
On July 3, , 42 years after dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Enola Gay pilot Paul Tibbets recalls his mindset during the fateful mission on August 6, But if you see something that doesn't look right, contact us! This Day In History. Atomic Bomb Assembled. Atomic Bomb History.