Thomas Wilson FerebeeMilitary
He was the Bombardier who dropped the atom bomb on Hiroshima. Paul Tibbets was the pilot. They had flown together in combat completing 63 missions over Europe and North Africa. They flew on the 'Red Gremlin' The atom bomb drop was on 6 Aug 45.
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Units served with
|Mocksville, North Carolina||8 November 1918|
|16 March 2000|
|Pino, North Carolina|
NARA files verified Silver Star for 6 August 1945 Hiroshima bombing mission, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 10 oak leaf clusters and Air Force Commendation Medal.