Theodore "Dutch" van Kirk

 

 

 

Age: 93

 

Summary: last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima who was navigator on the B-29 Superfortress Enola Gray that dropped the first atomic bomb deployed in wartime over the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 as the bombing hastened the end of World War II.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: February 27, 1921

 

Died: July 28, 2014

 

Location: Stone Mountain, Georgia