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  • Tags: bombing of Hiroshima (6 August 1945)

PCheshireGL19010031.jpg
Eleven United States Air Force aircrew standing and squatting in two rows in front of a B-29. Colonel Paul Tibbets is rear row third from the right. On the reverse 'Crew of Enola Gay before take off.

PCheshireGL19010029.jpg
United States Army Air Force member sat at a desk. Written on reverse 'Col. Paul W Tibbets' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's handwriting. Pilot of the B-29 Enola Gay. Additional information about this item was kindly povided by the donor.

PCheshireGL19010026.jpg
Six shirtless United states Army Air Force crew standing in front of B-29 with nose art of a smiling man in tails, 'The Great Artiste' On the reverse 'Ground crew The Great Artiste' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. This aircraft…

PCheshireGL19010020.jpg
Group of clergy and service participants standing by an altar. Taken at a Christian communion service. Part of a religious service before either the Hiroshima or Nagasaki missions. Additional Information about this item was kindly provided by the…

PCheshireGL19010019.jpg
RAF personnel seated while singing a hymn at a Christian open air service, led by Chaplain William Downey. He led services before the Hiroshima and Nagasaki missions. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PCheshireGL19010017.jpg
A man (USAF Crew member) pointing to the nose art on an USAF B-29 aircraft The Great Artiste. Nose art shows a smiling man in tails with Great Artiste above. This aircraft flew as an observation aircraft on Hiroshima and Nagasaki missions. Additional…

PCheshireGL19010005.jpg
Two men, one without shirt stand by the nose-wheel of a B-29. With 'Enola Gay' and '82' on nose. On the reverse 'Papy Dehart - Bob Caron, Tinian, Aug 1945' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. Circa 1980s reprint of a 1945 colour…

PCheshireGL19010003.jpg
Photograph of Bob Caron, Tail Gunner on Enola Gay, peering out of the side. Written on reverse 'Bob Caron - Enola Gay- Tinian Aug 1945' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. Circa 1980s reprint of a 1945 colour photograph. Additional…

PFilliputtiA16010121.jpg
A mushroom cloud is prominent in the top of the painting with a smaller cloud lower down on a pillar of flame. Below that is a scene of mass devastation.

Inscriptions read “315” signed by the author; caption reads “(6)… Poi la testa del…

PFilliputtiA16010120.jpg
Buildings are engulfed in flames and a mushroom-shaped cloud of smoke and fire starts to expand over the town. Mass devastation is visible.

Inscriptions read “314” signed by the author; caption reads “(5)…E finalmente la sommità si aprì…

PFilliputtiA16010119.jpg
Buildings and people (visible as stick figures at the bottom of the image) are engulfed in flames as a column of fire and smoke rises into the sky.

Inscriptions read “313” signed by the author; caption reads “(4)… Alla fine quella sorta di…

PFilliputtiA16010118.jpg
While fire is engulfing the town, a mushroom-shaped fire-ball and smoke rise into the sky.

Inscriptions read “312”; signed by the author; caption reads “(3)… Poi sopra la palla di fuoco, apparve una colonna incandescente di colore rosso…

PFilliputtiA16010117.jpg
An enormous fireball is expanding above a built-up area, surrounded by rings of smoke. Building are destroyed and lattice structures have been thrown up in the air.

Inscriptions read “311”; signed by the author; Caption reads “(2)… alla…

PFilliputtiA16010116.jpg
An enormous explosion is occurring above a built-up area. Buildings are destroyed and lattice structures have been thrown into the air.

Inscriptions read “311”; signed by the author; Caption reads “HJROSHIMA E NAGASAKI 5-9 Agosto 1945.…
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