As they turned for home and saw the utter destruction of Hiroshima, the men inside the Enola Gay were conflicted. "The war's over," one exulted. "My God, what have we done?" asked co-pilot Robert Lewis. The war was over eight days later, but the threat of nuclear annihilation was just beginning
THE ENOLA GAY The bomb was carried by a B-29 Superfortress stripped of all armament but the tail gun. The day before the mission, pilot Tibbets named the plane after his mother
Captain Robert Lewis Co-pilot
Major Thomas Ferebee Bombardier
Colonel Paul Tibbets Pilot, commander
Captain Theodore (Dutch) Van Kirk...