These firebombing raids, carried out by hundreds of Bs, devastated much of Japan's industrial and economic infrastructure. During the revision process, the section on the legacy of the bomb shrank dramatically, which angered Japan. Today, the onyx-black piece from the B still hangs in the Rich family home outside Minneapolis, a brief note scrawled across the backing of the frame explaining its link to history. Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They aimed the guns using computerized sights, and each gunner could take control of two or more turrets to concentrate firepower on a single target. After attempts to revise the exhibit to meet the satisfaction of competing interest groups, the exhibit was canceled on 30 January
Inthe Enola Gay was fully disassembled and moved to the Paul E.
Udar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virgina. It bore no description, but was protected like a relic or talisman. In the early morning hours, just prior to the August 6th mission, Tibbets had a young Army Air Forces maintenance man, Private Nelson Miller, paint the name just under the pilot's window. Talk to my dad, Katie said.
It would be one of the most popular special exhibitions in the history of the Air and Space Museum.