Tibbets and Beser Signed "Escape Maneuver for Atomic Mission" Diagram
Category: World War II
Item Number: 13043
Pilot of the historic "Enola Gay" which dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, August 9, 1945. 8 1/2 " x 11" copy of the "Escape Maneuver for Atomic Mission". The diagram includes drawings of different plane routes, as well as the headline, "Primary Target Hiroshima, Japan". Also signed by Jacob Beser, the radar specialist aboard the Enola Gay. Signed, "Paul W. Tibbets 3-12-90" and "Jacob Beser 7/22/90". A minor ink smudge on the right lower half of the paper not affecting diagram or signatures. Otherwise, in excellent condition.