Enola Gay Exhibit First Suggested

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The National Air and Space Museum's Research Advisory Committee meets to discuss the possibility of an exhibition of the Boeing B-29 "Enola Gay."


  • Enola Gay (Bomber)
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Air and Space Museum Research Advisory Committee


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Schadewald, Paul. "Chronology of the Enola Gay Controversy." Journal of American History, 82, no. 3 (Dec 1995): 1083.
  • Harwit, Martin. "An Exhibit Denied: Lobbying the History of theEnola Gay." New York: Springer-Verlag, 1996, p. 431.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu


October 26, 1987


  • Airplanes
  • Controversies
  • Aeronautics
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • B-29 bomber
  • Aeronautical museums

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