Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr (23 February 1915 – 1 November 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.
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- "Man Who Dropped Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima Dies at 92". Fox News. Retrieved 19 June 2009.
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- 509th Composite Group
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- Obituary, The Daily Telegraph, November 2, 2007
- Obituary, The Guardian, November 2, 2007
- Obituary, The Times, November 2, 2007
- "Hiroshima; Enola Gay's Crew Recalls The Flight Into a New Era", New York Times, August 6, 1995