Paul Tibbets

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Paul Tibbets

Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr (February 23, 1915 – November 1, 2007) was a Brigadier general for the United States Air Force from 1937 to 1966. Paul is famous for dropping the first Atomic bomb on Hiroshima in the B-29 Superfortress called Enola Gay. He was born in Quincy, Illinois.

Tibbets died of heart failure after suffering a small stroke in Columbus, Ohio, aged 92.[1] His remains were cremated where his ashes were later scattered across the English Channel.

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