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Preview — Enola Gay by Gordon Thomas. We will tell you anyway. Man Alive, Tomorrow’s World and Horizon. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. When there is a difference of opinions, the authors tell both opinions of what happened. Jul 17, Michael Gerald rated it it was amazing. I am glad I read it.

Visit our Help Pages. Tibbets hirohsima carried a tin of cyanide destlelo on board the Enola Gay to offer the men if something went wrong with the mission and they wanted to avoid being tortured to death by the Japanese.

Hiroshima is a book by pulitzer prizewinning author john hersey.

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Aug 22, Alma H. It was, df the words of the observer from The New York Times: Sevenyearold miichan and her parents, eating breakfast when the atomic bomb explodes over hiroshima. I have always considered Truman a great man for ordering the dropping of the bomb. It’s an engrossing and easy read and the build up to the bomb is exciting and tense.

Clearly, it would be hirosjima difficult to include both topics in a manageable book. He was given no guarantees for his personal safety or that it would even happen, only that if it worked he would be a hero, and if not he was on his own.


Worth reading, with details not known before. Tibbet’s crew and the th Composite Group, the submarine captain that will sink destellk Indianapolis after it delivers A-Bomb parts, Japanese soldiers and civilans in and around Hiroshima.

Enola Gay: The Bombing of Hiroshima

Well written and reads like a novel. This book was enlightening and gave you the sense of hearing it directly from the individuals who lived it. AuthorIllustratorHirosimaOther. Gordon thomas tiene muy buena forma de llevar el libro,a pesar de que siempre pasan las paginas ,no es aburrido,ampliamente recomendado.

This was especially true of Texan Claude Eatherly, who had several mental breakdowns after the war. Jun destfllo, Ketaki Bhagwat rated it it was amazing. The focus is on the training and crew of the th with emphasis on the challenges faced by Paul Tibbets, the commander and eventual pilot of the Enola Gay.

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Hirosgima were looking for someone who could be totally honest. FDR backed the beginning of the Manhattan Project without the knowledge of Congress using money off the books. He is a regular contributor to Facta, the respected monthly Japanese news magazine, and he lectures widely on the secret world of intelligence. And Japan had no intention to surrender until the Soviet Union declared war on them and the US delivered the coup de grace of the atomic bombs. Finally, I thought it did a pretty fair job of portraying a wide array of perspectives, including the Japanese one.

All in all a good and enjoyable read. I highly recommend this book to anyone who’s into WW2 era history, or just wanting a further understanding of th I had a slightly hard time getting, and staying, in the book.


From getting the flight crew together as well as adjusting planes to make immediate and fast turns and mastering bomb targets. If you are seeking an encompassing story of how the United States worked to hiroshjma the atomic bomb to end World War II, this is it. Large groups of dwellings were clustered together.

There are so many elements about the dropping of the atomic bomb that I had never given a single thought to before reading this, and I also really appreciated the greater WWII context that the book talks about.

Nov 17, Yong Lee rated it really liked it. Thomas’s book takes you from the first inkling of creating the atom bomb to the actual mission to bomb Hiroshima. The book reads like a novel even if it is based on well documented facts. According to Charles Foster in Contemporary Review: Adding an important dimension to the book is the parallel interweaving of what was happening to Japanese at the same time as well as the various avenues of negotiation to bring an end to the Japanese war, which were ongoing.

And there was not much of an expression of doubt or regret at the time, just a lot of hurrah and positive media blitz.