Where did the Enola Gay drop the first atomic bomb?
When the expected results of the first atomic bomb drop did not happen what did the united states do-?
Colonel Paul Tibbets, USAAF, was the pilot. His B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, was named for his mother. He was the commander of the 509th Composite Group and on May 9, 1945, he selected the aircraft from the fifteen on the assembly line that had been specially modified to carry a nuclear bomb. Three months later, Tibbets himself flew the Enola Gay to drop the bomb on Hiroshima.
the US used the atomic bomb on the Japanese to end the world war 2.. US dropped 2 bombs on japan one on hiroshima and one on nagasaaki,,then japan surrendered..the name of the project was the Manhattan project and the name of the plane that dropped the bomb is Enola gay.... the president of the US (Henry Truman) was the one who acepted to drop the atomic bomb!!!
Enola Gay is the name of the modified B-29 Super fortress (plane) that dropped the Bomb on Japan. It has a place in history as being the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb upon a hostile country. #1 squadron, if memory serves correctly is the squadron that was designated to be the nuclear capable A-bomb delivery squadron. As a further footnote, this squadron after the war ended up at a little place known as…
The dropping of the two bombs on Japan and the killing of several hundred thousand innocent civilians was an American advertising effort to frighten the Russians who were seen to be a future threat. Japan at the time was ready to surrender. The messages to Russias were: We have atomic bombs We have lots of atomic bombs. Not Just one. We don't care who we kill in using them! Watch out! Don't cross us!