Col. Paul Tibbetts, Jr. poses in front of his B-29 Superfortress "The Enola Gay".

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Col. Paul Tibbetts, Jr. poses in front of his B-29 Superfortress "The Enola Gay".
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ROSWELL ARMY AIR FIELD, New Mexico -- Col. Paul Tibbetts, Jr., of Miami, FL, poses in front of his B-29 Superfortress "The Enola Gay" (named for his mother). The Enola Gay is the same plane he piloted when his bombardier dropped the first atom bomb over Hiroshima, Japan. USAF