Post-Bombing - The Enola Gay

Photograph depicting the Enola Gay following its return from the Hiroshima bombing mission

The Enola Gay, and her crew, returned to their home base after dropping an atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima.  In this image, we see the plane, post-bombing, on the tarmac.

Maintained at the U.S. National Archives, this photograph has the following description:

Enola Gay after strike at Hiroshima, entering hard-stand.  08/06/1945

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Media Credits

Image online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.   ARC Identifier 519393



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