Wendover in Tooele County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Atomic Mission Hangar 1831
Often referred to as the “Enola Gay” hangar, the 393rd Bombardment Squadron of the 509th Composite Group utilized this hangar for their operations and maintenance.
Location. 40° 43.741′ N, 114° 1.777′ W. Marker is in Wendover, Utah, in Tooele County. Marker can be reached from Historic Wendover Airfield. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wendover UT 84083, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Airmen’s Dining Hall and Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Base Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Operations Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); South Base Area (approx. 0.4 miles away); Control Tower (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bomb Squadron Hangar (approx. 0.4 miles away); 509th Composite Group – First Atomic Bombardment The Hastings Cutoff (approx. 2.4 miles away in Nevada). Click for a list of all markers in Wendover.
Also see . . . Wendover Air Field. (Submitted on June 26, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • War, World II •
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