The Resource The Enola Gay : the B-29 that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Norman Polmar

The Enola Gay : the B-29 that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Norman Polmar

Label
The Enola Gay : the B-29 that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima
Title
The Enola Gay
Title remainder
the B-29 that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima
Statement of responsibility
Norman Polmar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The world entered the atomic age in August 1945, when the B-29 Superfortress named Enola Gay flew some 1,500 miles from the island of Tinian and dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. The "Little Boy" bomb exploded with the force of 12.5 kilotons of TNT, nearly destroying the city. Three days later, another B-29 dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki. The Japanese government, which had been preparing a desperate, last-ditch defense to ensure a bloody reception for an Allied invasion, surrendered five days later." "In this book, historian and author Normal Polmar tells the story of the Enola Gay, the Boeing B-29 program, and the combat operations of the B-29 type. After nearly two decades of restoration, the Enola Gay has become one of the highlights of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center at the Washington Dulles International Airport. The Enola Gay is the complete account of the aircraft - from concept to artifact - whose controversial mission changed the course of world history." --Book Jacket
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
940.54/2521954
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UG1249.B6
LC item number
P65 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The Enola Gay : the B-29 that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Norman Polmar
Publication
Note
"Publication of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • B-29 Postscripts
  • 5.
  • Artifact
  • App. A
  • Enola Gay Chronology
  • App. B
  • B-29 Models and Variants
  • App. C
  • B-29 Characteristics
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • 1.
  • B-29 Superfortress
  • 2.
  • Enola Gay
  • 3.
  • Mission
  • 4.
Control code
ocn755576873
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 89 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781597975063
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
613cedba-fa90-431b-9bc9-2bd47508dfc8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b28030631
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)755576873
  • ebsco1597975060
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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