Enola Gay , the B bomber that was used by the United States on August 6, , to drop an atomic bomb on Hiroshima , Japan, the first time the explosive device had been used on an enemy target. The aircraft was named after the mother of pilot Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr. The B also called Superfortress was a four-engine heavy bomber that was built by Boeing. In the B was selected to carry the atomic bomb, and a number of the aircraft subsequently underwent various modifications, such as reinforcements of the bomb bay. That year Lieutenant Colonel Tibbets, who was one of the most experienced B pilots, was tasked with assembling and training a crew.
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