However, there is no endeavor that better illustrates the unprecedented commitment and national investment in combating America's totalitarian enemies than the pairing of the B and the Manhattan Project that developed the atomic bomb. Here we focus on just one, the most famous B Superfortress of all. The U. After the war it flew in the Operation Crossroads atomic test program in the Pacific, then was delivered to Davis-Monthan Army Airfield, in Arizona, for storage. Air Force transferred it to the Smithsonian in
Roosevelt died, to January 20, One of the most important events during Truman's presidency was the closing stages of WW2 and the development of the atomic bomb that was dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the aircraft known as 'Enola Gay'. Colonel Paul Tibbets and the Enola Gay. What was the Enola Gay? Who was the pilot of the Enola Gay?
Twelve men were on that flight. Some chose to keep a low profile and others spoke out about their place in history. Almost all had something to say after the war. The th Composite Group was formed by the U.