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Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., Atomic Bomb Pilot, Speaks at Truman Library

Accession Number: 2008-202

Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., Atomic Bomb Pilot, Speaks at Truman Library

 4x6 inches (10x15 cm), Color
Description: Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., the pilot of the Enola Gay, the airplane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, speaks at the Harry S. Truman Library. He (center) is addressing the crowd at the Harry S. Truman Appreciation Society program. Later he attended a book signing in the museum. Representatives of Whiteman Air Force Base are in the background, as are members of the American Legion Band, who performed earlier. Donor: Ed Ireland.
Date: August 1, 1998
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ARC Keywords: Airmen; Atomic bomb; Presidential libraries
HST Keywords: Truman Library - Events - Tibbets, Paul W., Jr.
People Pictured: Tibbets, Paul W. (Paul Warfield), 1915-
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