ENOLA GAY CREW - BOOK SIGNED CIRCA 1989 CO-SIGNED BY: ENOLA GAY CREW (THEODORE VAN KIRK), ENOLA GAY CREW (PAUL W. TIBBETS), ENOLA GAY CREW (COLONEL THOMAS W. FEREBEE) - HFSID 270764
ENOLA GAY CREW: PAUL TIBBETS, THOMAS FEREBEE and THEODORE VAN KIRK The Enola Gay Crew signs a book titled Flight of the Enola Gay. Book signed: "Theodore J. Van Kirk", Paul W. Tibbets", "Thomas W. Ferebee", 316p, 6x9. Flight of the Enola Gay, by Paul W. Tibbets.
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ENOLA GAY CREW: PAUL TIBBETS, THOMAS FEREBEE and THEODORE VAN KIRK
The Enola Gay Crew signs a book titled Flight of the Enola Gay.
Book signed: "Theodore J. Van Kirk", Paul W. Tibbets", "Thomas W. Ferebee", 316p, 6x9. Flight of the Enola Gay, by Paul W. Tibbets. Each has signed beneath his image on the portrait page. Reynoldsburg, Ohio: Buckeye Aviation Book Company, 1989, paperback. Ten pages of b/w photos. The Enola Gay, a modified B-29, dropped the world's first atomic bomb used in war. Colonel PAUL W. TIBBETS, JR. was the pilot, Major THOMAS W. FEREBEE was the bombardier and Captain THEODORE VAN KIRK (1921-2014) was the navigator on the historic flight that lifted off from Tinian Island at 2:45 A.M. on August 6, 1945. At 17 seconds past 8:15 a.m., "Little Boy", a 9,000-pound uranium-235 core-fissionable atomic bomb was released over Hiroshima, Japan. Forty-three seconds later, after the bomb detonated at 1,890 feet, the city was decimated; 71,000 were killed or assumed dead, 68,000 were injured and 60,000 buildings were destroyed. The bombing hastened the end of WWII and changed the nature of warfare forever. Fine condition.
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