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History Matters: Paul Tibbets

Brigadier General Paul W. Tibbets, Jr.
United States Air Force
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Brigadier General Paul W. Tibbets, Jr.
Dr. Gary Joiner
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Dr. Gary Joiner
Dr. Gary Joiner

Airs Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner remembers Paul Tibbets, the pilot of the Enola Gay which dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

Colonel Paul Tibbets, pilot of the Enola Gay, waving from its cockpit. Photograph taken by soldier Armen Shamlian of the United States Army Air Forces
Credit Photo taken by 509th photographer Pfc. Armen Shamlian / This image is a work of a U.S. Army soldier or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain.
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This image is a work of a U.S. Army soldier or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain.
Colonel Paul Tibbets, pilot of the Enola Gay, waving from its cockpit. Photograph taken by soldier Armen Shamlian of the United States Army Air Forces