Paul Warfield Tibbets Jr. He is best known as the pilot who flew the B Superfortress known as the Enola Gay named after his mother when it dropped Little Boy , the first of two atomic bombs used in warfare, on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Tibbets enlisted in the United States Army in and qualified as a pilot in After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor , he flew anti-submarine patrols over the Atlantic. In February , he became the commanding officer of the th Bombardment Squadron of the 97th Bombardment Group , which was equipped with the Boeing B
Tuskegee Airman Bill Holloman dies at age 85
Is Bill Burkett a reliable source?
He was Air Force near Dayton, Ohio. Doolittle died in The Gen.
LIEUTENANT GENERAL WILLIAM T. LORD
Wyatt was presented a squadron coin and Campbell's wife, Abby, received a bouquet of yellow roses during the change of command ceremony. All five battalions constituting the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Airborne , 25th Infantry Division bid farewell to their commanders and welcomed new leaders during a change of command ceremony at Pershing Field on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Thursday. Todd Tompkins. David Nelson. John Campbell.
Custer graduated from West Point in at the bottom of his class,  but as the Civil War was just starting, trained officers were in immediate demand. He worked closely with General George B. McClellan and the future General Alfred Pleasonton , both of whom recognized his qualities as a cavalry leader, and he was brevetted brigadier general of volunteers at age