The Enola Gay, B-29 Bomber on Tinian Island, South Pacific. The Enola Gay was the airplane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 5th, 1945. Today the plane is on display in the Smithsonian Institution.
View of the atomic bomb, codenamed 'Little Boy,' as it is hoisted into the bomb bay of the B-29 Superfortress 'Enola Gay' on the North Field of Tinian airbase, North Marianas Islands, early August, 1945. The bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6. (Photo by PhotoQuest/Getty Images)
Tinian Island Pass, 1945. Tinian Island Pass issued by the War Department, U.S Engineer Office, to Cyril Stanley Smith. [Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs were assembled on Tinian] military passes War Department United States, 1945. (Photo by Science & Society Picture Library/SSPL/Getty Images)