First edition of Return of the Enola Gay, signed by Paul W. Tibbets, Theodore Van Kirk and Michael Kuryla. Octavo, 339pp. Black cloth, title in silver on spine. Light stain on leaf ends, not affecting internal text. Publishers dust jacket, metallic gray, fine. Signed on tipped-in photograph of the author, with signatures of Pilot Paul Tibbets, Navigator Theodore (Dutch) Van Kirk and Michael Kuryla (one of 317 rescued from the sinking of the USS Indianapolis). An excellent signed copy.
Comments: Brigadier General Paul Tibbets (1915-2007) was best remembered as the pilot of the B-29 Superfortress, the Enola Gay, which dropped the atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.