B-29 bomber
'Little Boy' bomb in a bomb pit, ready to be loaded onto B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 3'Little Boy' bomb in a bomb pit, ready to be loaded onto B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 2 of 3'Little Boy' bomb in a bomb pit, ready to be loaded onto B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 3 of 3B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay' backing over the bomb pit containg 'Little Boy' bomb, Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945
B-29 Superfortress B-29 Superfortress bomber B-29 Superfortress “Gravel Gertie” with the 882nd Bomb Squadron squats on the runway after suffering a main landing gear collapse, Isley Field, Saipan, Aug 6 1945Carrier Wasp in the western Pacific Ocean, 6 Aug 1945
B-29 Superfortress 'Enola Gay' landing at Tinian, Mariana Islands after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, 6 Aug 1945B-29 Superfortress bomber 'Enola Gay' at Tinian, Mariana Islands immediately after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, 6 Aug 1945B-29 Superfortress “Gravel Gertie” with the 882nd Bomb Squadron squats on the runway after suffering a main landing gear collapse, Isley Field, Saipan, Aug 6 1945Carrier Wasp in the western Pacific Ocean, 6 Aug 1945
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Col. Paul Tibbets Jr. waved from the cockpit of Enola Gay, 6 Aug 1945Loading 'Little Boy' bomb into B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 8Loading 'Little Boy' bomb into B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 2 of 8Loading 'Little Boy' bomb into B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 3 of 8
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Loading 'Little Boy' bomb into B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 4 of 8Loading 'Little Boy' bomb into B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 5 of 8Loading 'Little Boy' bomb into B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 6 of 8Loading 'Little Boy' bomb into B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 7 of 8
Loading Map showing extent of fire and blast damage to Hiroshima, Japan by the atomic bomb dropped on 6 Aug 1945Mushroom cloud rising above Hiroshima, Japan, 6 Aug 1945Mushroom cloud rising over Hiroshima, Japan seen from B-29 bomber Necessary Evil, 6 Aug 1945
Loading 'Little Boy' bomb into B-29 bomber 'Enola Gay', Tinian, Mariana Islands, 6 Aug 1945, photo 8 of 8Map showing extent of fire and blast damage to Hiroshima, Japan by the atomic bomb dropped on 6 Aug 1945Mushroom cloud rising above Hiroshima, Japan, 6 Aug 1945Mushroom cloud rising over Hiroshima, Japan seen from B-29 bomber Necessary Evil, 6 Aug 1945


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