History at your fingertips. It contained several major components of the Enola Gaythe B bomber used in the atomic mission that destroyed Hiroshima, Japan. Migraines are more than just splitting headaches. Dubin, Steven C. But once upon a time, you flew a plane called the Enola Gay over the city of Hiroshima, in Japanon a Sunday morning - August 6 - and a bomb fell. The Washington Post.
It was the atomic bomb, the first ever.
Yeah, but neither one of them showed it. As historian Peter Kuznick explains, those consequences included not only the wanton slaughter of overpeople in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the condemning of additional scores of thousands to a life of torment, but the inauguration of the nuclear era in a fashion that Truman and others understood could ultimately end life on the planet. I have no regrets, no remorse about it.