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Enola Gay B-29
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Posted: Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 03:24 AM UTC
Keith Wolters provides a some nice walk around images of the Enola Gay that is on display at the Smithsonian as well as some interesting facts.

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Posted: Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 08:13 AM UTC
Fascinating and nicely prepared feature, much appreciated Keith. I was quite surprised to see the Enola in one piece as I had seen some pictures and read in a few places that the parts were or were to be distributed to various locations. Glad to see that the "rumours" were greatly exaggerated. I must also commend you on the shots you got as I had no idea the facility where the aircraft are located was as congested as your images show.

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Thursday, January 02, 2020 - 05:12 AM UTC
I saw and "touched" in 1993 during World Model Expo in Washington DC under restoration end not yet on display.