Inside the Enola Gay

Close-up photographs of the legendary World War II aircraft

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Crew Tunnel

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Looking back down the crew tunnel from the forward crew compartment. The dome was principally for the navigator to take astronomical sightings with a sextant, or the astrocompass seen mounted here. The boxlike structure was the atomic bomb access port built into the top of the forward bomb bay.


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