Auction - August 2021
ENOLA GAY CREW MEMBERS (4)
Lot of four (4) signed items from the crew members of the Enola Gay. Includes: A white card with images related to WWII signed in blue ink ‘Dutch Van Kirk Navigator’ by Theodore ‘Dutch’ Van Kirk (1921 – 2014), the navigator on the Enola Gay during the Hiroshima bombing mission. A check by Richard Nelson (1925 – 2003), 19-year-old radio operator of the Enola Gay, signed ‘Richard Nelson’ in black ink, for $218.00 to Department of Motor Vehicles, August 17, 1976, check no. 109 drawn on the account of R. H. Nelson and N. K. Nelson at Security Pacific National Bank in Riverside, California. A check by Thomas Ferebee (1918 – 2000), the bombardier aboard the Enola Gay, signed ‘Thomas Ferebee’ in black ink, for $500.00 to Kelby Ferebee, May 17, 1998, check no. 3372 drawn on the account of Col. (Ret.) Thomas W. Ferebee at NationsBank of Texas, in San Antonio, Texas. A white card signed in blue ink ‘George Caron’ by George R. Caron (1919 – 1995), the tail gunner aboard the B-29 Enola Gay.