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"He told me to pack my bags, Tibbets recalled. I would not be returning," pg 146.
This is a very important, never been done before mission.
"Tibbets learned the basics of how the bomb would work and approximately how powerful the explosion might be," pg 147.
Paul Tibbets is assigned to drop the Little Boy on Hiroshima
"The pilot Paul Tibbets and his crew were already there," pg 175.
"We are going on a misson to drop a bomb different from any you have ever seen or heard about. This bomb contains a destructive force equivalent to twenty thousand tons of TNT," pg 190.
"The order went out to Colonel Tibbets on Tinian :The 509 Composite Group, 20th Air Force, will deliver its first special bomb as soon as weather will permit visual bombing after about 3 August 1945," pg 190.
"With the release of the bomb, the plane was instantly nine thousand pounds lighter, Tibbets said. AS a result, its nose leaped up sharply and I had to qyuickly execute the most important task of the flight: to put as much distance as possible between our plane and the point at which the bomb would explode," pg 194.