Colonel Paul Tibbets, Pilot of the Enola Gay, describes his mission dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima Japan.
Tinian Island Mariana Islands Date:1945, August 14 Duration:1 min 1 sec Sound:Yes
Crew members of the B-29 Enola Gay are interviewed about their atomic bombing mission over Hiroshima Japan by the United States Army Air Force, during World War II. In this interview at North Field, Tinian Island in Marianas Islands, Public Relations Officer, Major John F. Moynahan (not seen) interviews Colonel Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., Pilot of the Enola Gay Among things Colonel Tibbets mentions, he recounts that he took a steep turn to avoid radiation from the explosion. When he saw the explosion he was surprised about its intensity. The cloud from explosion covered the whole city of Hiroshima.
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