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A photo of the Enola Gay and the flight logs of co-pilot Captain Robert Lewis Robert Lewis, American co-pilot of the B bomber, made the copy in at.

In March this year, Paul Tibbets, the pilot of the Enola Gay, also said the bomb had saved lives. Asked whether he had any regrets, he said.

Robert Alvin Lewis (October 18, – June 18, ) was a United States Army Air Forces officer serving in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. He was the co-pilot of the Enola Gay, the B Superfortress bomber which.

Robert A. Lewis, the co-pilot of the Enola Gay, the B that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died of a heart attack Makeshift Diary.

On August 6, , the B bomber Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima. Air Force captain Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk did not know the destructive force of the . Captain Robert Lewis, Co-Pilot Lewis wrote a diary of the mission in a notebook during the flight to Hiroshima, against orders.