Essays Tagged: "Enola Gay"

An in depth analysis of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.

Was it Necessary?It is the morning of August 6, 1945. On the runway is the Enola Gay, a B-29 bomber, powering up her engines to leave for a mission that would change the world ... nes, and nothing more. The people continue about their daily lives.It was about 8:11 a.m., when the Enola Gay approached her target. She climbed to about 31,000 feet and finished the settings on "Litt ...

(9 pages) 389 5 4.4 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Hiroshima" By John Hersey.

"little boy" was dropped upon the Japanese city of Hiroshima by the Boeing B-29 bomber known as the Enola Gay. This event was a means to quickly end the war without having to initiate a ground invasio ...

(5 pages) 108 0 3.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This essay is about the Hiroshima.

At 2:45 A.M. on August 6, 1945, an American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, took off from the island of Tinian in the Mariana Islands carrying an atomic bomb. Shortl ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Atomic bombing of hiroshima and nagesaki.

On the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber named Enola Gay flew over the industrial city of Hiroshima, Japan and dropped the first atomic bomb ever. ...

(6 pages) 82 2 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Was it necassary to drop the bombs on Japan in 1945? YES!

On the 6th of August 1945 at 8:15am a single US B29 bomber nick-named the "Enola Gay" dropped an atomic bomb from an altitude of 9,000 meters on Hiroshima.A second bomb was ...

(3 pages) 53 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Manhattan Project

The Manhattan ProjectOn the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber named EnolaGay flew over the industrial city of Hiroshima, Japan and dropped thefirst atomic bomb ever. Th ...

(6 pages) 68 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

U.S. vs. Japan in WWII

On August 6, 1945 the atomic bomb was dropped on theJapanese city of Hiroshima. The Enola Gay, piloted byColonel Tibbetts, was chosen to make the mission. Themission was recorded as su ...

(3 pages) 50 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

This is a bunch of summarys of WWII battles each one is about 100 words

en with the strengthen of the Allied soldiers.HIROSHIMA OBLITERATEDHIROSHIMA (August 7, 1945) - The Enola Gay cruised over Japan at 26,000 feet. With them they had a new invention of war, the atomic b ...

(1 pages) 16 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Atomic Bomb : a reflection essay following a class debate

isely 8:16 a.m., the first atomic bomb exploded in Hiroshima, Japan, just seconds after leaving the Enola Gay. Its blast was equivalent to that of 20,000 tons of TNT. Everything within four square mil ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Was the Bomb Dropped on Japan Justified?

they would face "prompt and utter destruction" unless Japan surrenders. Japan refused. On August 6, Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb named Little Boy over Hiroshima, an important military base. Japan ...

(3 pages) 92 2 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Dropping the Atomic Bomb

On August 6, 1945 the atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanesecity of Hiroshima. The Enola Gay, piloted by Colonel Tibbetts, waschosen to make the mission. The mission was recorded as s ...

(4 pages) 41 1 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

The American Myth

New Mexico in June of 1945, seemed to be the most viable option. On August 6th 1945, a B-29 called Enola Gay was on its way to Japan carrying the bomb nick-named "Little Boy", a bomb that not only wo ...

(14 pages) 57 0 4.4 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The dropping of the atomic bombs on japan, right or wrong?

merican atomic bombs were dropped on Japan with devastating effects. On the 6th of August 1945, the Enola Gay, a B- 29 Superfortress plane, dropped the atomic bomb "Little Boy" on Hiroshima. This sing ...

(12 pages) 186 2 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Atomic Energy and The Development of Drugs

d director of the Project. Oppenheimer then set up a new research station at Los Alamos, New Mexico.Enola Gay is a B- 29 Superfortress bomber of the United States Army Air Forces that dropped the firs ... c bomb that was ever used in warfare. It dropped the bomb on Hiroshima, where it became famous. The Enola Gay was assigned to the USAAF's 509th Composite Group which flew out of a small island in the ...

(13 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Bomb

It is the morning of August 6, 1945. On the runway sits the Enola Gay, an American B-29 bomber, powering up her engines to leave for a mission that would change ... passed off as reconnaissance planes, and nothing more. The people continue about their daily lives. Enola Gay approached her target. She climbed to about 31,000 feet and finished the settings on "Litt ...

(7 pages) 27 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Atomic Enegy

atomic bomb. In the early morning of August the sixth, 1945, a message was sent to the B-29 Enola Gay, which was carrying the atomic bomb.The message read, "fair weather, ready for an air raid ... ich was carrying the atomic bomb.The message read, "fair weather, ready for an air raid". The Enola Gay released the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan at 8:15:17 A.M. at the altitude of 9,600 mete ...

(6 pages) 25 0 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Manhattan Project

w was it made and should it been used.The atomic age was born on August 6, 1945, a b-29 bomber, the Enola Gay passed through the clouds over the island of Japan. Once in position at 8:15am, August 6, ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The war with Japan was intensified yesterday at precisely 8:16pm,

war with Japan was intensified yesterday at precisely 8:16pm, as an American bomber code-named the "Enola Gay" released a one megaton atomic bomb, equivalent to 12,500 tons of TNT, on the city of Hiro ... being obliterated by the world's first "nuclear" blast.What Happened? The American B29 bomber, the "Enola-Gay" which was carrying the "nuclear" bomb lifted off North Field at 2:45am with the pilot, Pa ...

(2 pages) 405 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Manhattan Project

Leaving from the Marianas, more specifically Tinian Island, the Enola Gay, a Boeing B29 Super fortress begins a very controversial mission. On August 6, 1945, the p ... s and gave the team confidence in there project (The Race 103). As mentioned previously, the Enola Gay was ordered to drop "Little Boy" on Hiroshima on August 6, of 1945 and "Fat Man" was deton ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Dropping of the Atomic Bomb

On August 6, 1945, the Enola Gay, a United States B29 bomber, dropped the world's first atomic bomb. The bomb, made by enri ... r-old Colonel Paul Tibbets was the pilot assigned to fly the B29 bomber, which he had nicknamed the Enola Gay after his mother, to drop "Little Boy" on Hiroshima (Farris 23-24, "Decision to Drop" 1). ... , to drop "Little Boy" on Hiroshima (Farris 23-24, "Decision to Drop" 1). At 8:15, the doors of the Enola Gay's bomb bay opened, releasing "Little Boy" (Ziff 74). Forty-three seconds later, high explo ...

(9 pages) 36 1 3.8 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II