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1945-08-06

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Col. Paul W. Tibbetts, Jr., pilot of Enola Gay, waving from the cockpit before takeoff on the mission to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

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  • Date: 1945-08-06
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Air Raids On, Honshu, Wars, Wwii, Paul W. Jr. Tibbets, Aircraft, Enola Gay, Planes, Us Armed Forces, Japan, Named, Hiroshima, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_179211
  • Credits: NATIONAL ARCHIVES

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