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Yes! It was Paul tibbets Jr though...

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I guess you knew it was Jr. Cuz you mentioned his mother

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Paul Tibbets named the plane after his mother

(Later OMD named their song after tibbets mast famous action)

sorry folks, got to bottom of page seeing just the question Embarassed


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Hi Jake,
the pilot was the Colonel Paul W. Tibbets, Jr.

Bye Wink

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Colonel Paul W. Tibbets, Jr. was the Captain of the ship...

Edit - dang, I spent so long looking I was last to answer...

This is fun - long may it continue!!


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ok...... the moment youve all been waiting for...

how did the americans modify tanks for d-day?

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I believe they put a snorkel device on them, to aid in crossing to the beach.

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Inflatable skirt


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Gamekeeper wrote:
Inflatable skirt

Gamekeeper's right, I was thinking that, but then remembered the German snorkels and got all mixed up!

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My description may be a bit off, it had propellors fitted as well, I remember seeing one being recovered on TV a few years ago, something to do with Italy invasion


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yes, sorry for the confusion, gamekeepers right


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what was the first prototype of the b-17 called?


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The Boeing model 299.


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yes! sry for late reply


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