Atomic bombings of Hiroshima 6 Aug 1945
6 Aug 1945 was the day which changed the way forward for how wars will be fought and started the never ending competition for nuclear weapons around the world, the bombing of hiroshima wiped around 90% of the city and killed closed to 90000 people,
Who were the on field participents in Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
table below taken from a wikipdia entry enlist names and task of on field team assigned to complete the job.
|Aircraft||Pilot||Call Sign||Mission role|
|Straight Flush||Major Claude R. Eatherly||Dimples 85||Weather reconnaissance (Hiroshima)|
|Jabit III||Major John A. Wilson||Dimples 71||Weather reconnaissance (Kokura)|
|Full House||Major Ralph R. Taylor||Dimples 83||Weather reconnaissance (Nagasaki)|
|Enola Gay||Colonel Paul W. Tibbets||Dimples 82||Weapon delivery|
|The Great Artiste||Major Charles W. Sweeney||Dimples 89||Blast measurement instrumentation|
|Necessary Evil||Captain. George W. Marquardt||Dimples 91||Strike observation and photography|
|Top Secret||Captain Charles F. McKnight||Dimples 72||Strike spare—did not complete mission|