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.
Paul Tibbets stands by the Enola Gay in an undisclosed location. The Enola Gay a B-29 was the first plane to drop an atomic bomb. Tibbets, his crew, and the Enola Gay dropped the bomb (Little Boy) on Hiroshima Aug 6, 1945. Three days later another bigger bomb (Fat Man) was dropped on Nagasaki. The two bombs effectively ended the war in Japan.