Tibbets | Paul; Van Kirk | Dutch

Signed Photograph: Hiroshima, Japan

Signed Photograph

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    Signed photograph of the Hiroshima Nuclear Detonation, August 6, 1945, signed by the pilot of the Enola Gay, Paul Tibbets, and the navigator, Dutch Van Kirk.

    Black and white photograph, measures 8″x10in. Signed in blue pen: “Paul Tibbets, Pilot / B29 Enola Gay / 6 Aug. 1945.” and “Dutch Van Kirk / Navigator – Enola Gay / Hiroshima – 6 Aug. 1945.”

    Brigadier General Paul Tibbets (1915-2007) was the pilot of the B-29 Superfortress, known as the Enola Gay, which dropped the atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. He was accompanied by Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk (1921-2014), the navigator of the Enola Gay and last surviving member of the crew.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    [Hiroshima, Japan]

    Edition

    Signed Photograph

    Date Published

    [1945]

    Binding

    Paper

    Condition

    Fine

    Author

    Tibbets | Paul; Van Kirk | Dutch

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