Several years of preliminary studies paralleled a continuous fight against those who saw limited utility in developing such an expensive and unproven aircraft but the Air Corps issued a requirement for the new bomber in February Asterisks denote regular crewmen of the Enola Gay. It flew to Kwajalein Atoll on 1 May. Presenting the Enola Gay". Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. World War II is one of the most studied events in American history.
The plane is on display today, fully restored for all to see, no matter what side of the issue you are on.
The B-29 Plane Enola Gay in WW2: Crew & Controversy
The aircraft was named after the mother of pilot Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr. During the summer ofU. The plane is on display today, fully restored for all to see, no matter what side of the issue you are on. Hiroshima in History and Memory. After the war, the Enola Gay returned to the U.
Eventually the fuselage was placed on display in with only minimal extra information. World War I, an international conflict that in —18 embroiled most of the nations of Europe along…. Retrieved 25 April President's Secretary's File, Truman Papers". Please try again later. In the Pacific, Bs delivered a variety of aerial weapons: Register to view this lesson Are you a student or a teacher?