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On August 6, , Colonel Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., in command of the Superfortress. The Enola Gay is a Boeing B Superfortress bomber, named after Enola Gay Tibbets, the mother of the pilot, Colonel Paul Tibbets. On 6 August , during the final stages of World War II, piloted by Tibbets and Robert A. Lewis it became the.