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.
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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...
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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,...
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