In Mayit was flown to Kwajalein for the Operation Crossroads nuclear tests in the Pacific, but was not chosen to make the test drop at Bikini Atoll. Of course, that applied to airplanes and people. I wrote in my log the words: Wilson were the leading candidates to command the group who was designated to drop the atomic bomb. The only words he recollected hearing were Lewis's "My God, what have we done.
The display of the Enola Gay without reference to the historical context of World War II, the Cold War, or the development and deployment of nuclear weapons aroused controversy.
Hiroshima bomber tasted lead after nuclear blast, rediscovered Enola Gay recordings reveal
It was the atomic bomb, the first ever. As a result, after various failed attempts to revise the exhibit in order to meet the satisfaction of competing interest groups, the exhibit was canceled on 30 January Tibbets was promoted to colonel in January  and brought his wife and family along with him to Wendover. We get to that point where I say "one second" and by the time I'd got that second out of my mouth the airplane had lurched, because 10,lbs had come out of the front. A second attack was conducted three days later against the city of Nagasaki, killing around 80, people, before Japan surrendered and ended World War II. American Defense Service Medal. Retrieved 17 May
He was 75 years old. So the university docked his pay. Retrieved 17 May Wikiquote has quotations related to: Number one, I got into the air corps to defend the United States to the best of my ability.