Enola Gay was used on 31 July on a rehearsal flight for the actual mission. Walk where they walked. National air and Space Museum. For the uranium bomb code-named "Little Boy", fissile components consisted of a cylindrical target and nine washer-like rings that made up the hollow cylinder projectile. There was a problem with your submission. King was escorting the plutonium core of the Fat Man implosion bomb to Tinian, strapped to the floor of one of the th's Cs. Collection Item Long Description:
The bomb, code-named " Little Boy ", was targeted at the city of HiroshimaJapan, and caused the near-complete destruction of the city.
Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay"
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