As commander of the Hiroshima mission, Colonel Paul Tibbets was also the pilot of the Enola Gay, relegating the lower-ranked Lewis to co-pilot. The components were transported to the Smithsonian storage facility at Suitland, Marylandon 21 July Clouds and drifting smoke resulted in a secondary target, Nagasakibeing bombed instead. Restoration of the bomber began on 5 Decemberat the Paul E. The B Superfortress:
Haggerty, Forrest American History Association. By this point in the war the Japanese usually disregarded small groups of American planes. Using numbers to weigh ethics may seem cold and cruel.
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