- The Enola Gay is the B-29 Superfortress bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb, code-named “Little Boy”, to be used in war, by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) in the attack on Hiroshima, Japan on 6 August 1945, just before the end of World War II. The B-29 was named after Enola Gay Tibbets, the mother of the pilot, Paul Tibbets.
This was recorded in 1988 while the plane was being restored. (Video on YouTube)
- ENOLA GAY NAVIGATOR DESCRIBED DROPPING FIRST ATOMIC BOMB. Dutch Van Kirk, the last surviving member of the famed B-29 Enola Gay, described what is was like to drop the first atomic bomb during the Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing WWII Heritage Days in Peachtree City, GA. Video on YouTube