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Enola Gay Pilot, Paul Tibbets Dies

Paul Tibbets, the pilot of the Enola Gay, the B-29 that dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Japan on Aug. 6, 1945 died at his home in Columbus, Ohio early Thursday. He was 92. Tibbets was a 30-year-old Lt. Col. when he was called on to plan and execute the world-changing mission, a missing he told Studs Terkel in a 2002 interview that could have been even more dramatic. ( More...

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