Inside the Enola Gay

Close-up photographs of the legendary World War II aircraft

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Col. Paul Tibbets occupied this seat as airplane commander on August 6,1945. B-29 manuals emphasized that a Superfortress commander was ‘no longer just a pilot’ and was overseeing ‘a combat force all your own.’

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