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Tibbets, Paul W. (Paul Warfield), 1915-2007



  • Existence: 1915-2007

Biographical Note: Paul W. Tibbets

Paul W. Tibbets was a brigadier general in the U.S. Air Force and is most remembered as the pilot who flew the Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay" which dropped the atomic bomb over Hiroshima.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical Information Files - T

Scope and Contents Inidividuals whose names begin with T: Takayuki, Takasow [Japanese pilot] Folder 1: Handwritten letter with biographical information about Takayuki, 1997Folder 1: Black-and-white photograph of Takayuki, circa 1911-1913 Tallman, Frank [Movie stunt pilot] "The Mad, Mad World of the Stunt Flier," Saturday Evening Post,...

Margaret E. (Wolfe) Berry Collection

Identifier: 2019-00-00-102
Contents of the Collection The Margaret E. (Wolfe) Berry Collection largely documents Margaret Berry's volunteer work with three aircraft restoration projects during the 1980s-1990s with visual and textual components. A small amount of material is personal in nature. The collection is arranged into two series: Aircraft Restoration materials and Personal materials.Series I: Aircraft Restoration materials makes up the bulk of the collection and has been further divided into three...

Dora Jean (Dougherty) Strother WASP Photographs Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1986-12-09-A
Content Description The Dora Jean (Dougherty) Strother WASP Photographs Collection is a small collection consisting of two photographs of Women Air Service Pilots at Elgin Air Force Base with the B-29 "Ladybird" before a B-29 demonstration tour in 1944.The first photograph depicts Women Airforce Service Pilots Dora J. Dougherty and Dorothea J. Moorman accepting aircraft papers from a representative of the Boeing Company for the B-29 "Ladybird" at Eglin Field, Florida, June 1944. Nose art of Fifinella,...

Harold W. Zipp Collection

Identifier: 1992-11-12
Abstract Harold W. Zipp was an engineer at the Boeing Company for forty years. The collection documents his career, particularly his tenure in Wichita, Kansas, with diaries, photographs and other documents.

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