ENOLA GAY CREW - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH 08/06/1945 CO-SIGNED BY: ENOLA GAY CREW (PAUL W. TIBBETS), ENOLA GAY CREW (COLONEL THOMAS W. FEREBEE) - HFSID 48279
Sale Price $427.50
ENOLA GAY CREW: PAUL TIBBETS and THOMAS W. FERBER
Black and white publicity photograph of the Enola Gay landing.
Photograph signed: "Paul W. Tibbets" and "Thomas W. Ferber/Bombardier of Enola Gay/Bombed Hiroshima, Japan 6 Aug. 1945". B/w, 10x8 overall, image 6x4 (one surface). Colonel TIBBETS and Captain LEWIS were pilot and co-pilot, respectively, of the B-29 Superfortress, named after Tibbets' mother, which dropped the first atomic bomb (nicknamed "Little Boy") on an inhabited area, the city of Hiroshima, Japan (August 6, 1945). The blast, equivalent to 20,000 tons of TNT, destroyed a 4 square mile area, killing an estimated 70,000 people immediately. Japan surrendered one month later (September 2, 1945). Vertical surface striations on image, else fine condition.
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