Speaker Series: Enola Gay and the Ending of WWII

Speaker Series: Enola Gay and the Ending of WWII

January 13, 2021 all-day
Town Square Community Center
492 Hill St
Green Lake
Amy Reese

Join us for the first of our monthly Town Square Speaker Series featuring a free presentation by Chris Henry on The Enola Gay, a Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber, named after Enola Gay Tibbets, the mother of the pilot, Colonel Paul Tibbets. On 6 August 1945, during the final stages of World War II, piloted by Tibbets and Robert A. Lewis it became the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb.

Register free today to receive your secure Zoom link prior to the event. Registration ends on January 13, at 4 p.m.

*All programs and events are subject to change.

Meet the Presenter: Chris Henry

Chris Henry is the Program Manager at the EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, WI. Chris has been working in aviation since he was in 12 years old when he first started volunteering at the local air museum. In the course of his work, he has been closely involved with the B-17 program for the B-17 “Aluminum Overcast”. He has worked to reconnect the veterans who once crewed the bomber.

Chris recently co-wrote the book, The Final Mission: Personal Stories of the Lives Touched by EAA’s B-17 Aluminum Overcast.