An account of WWII's Operation Silverplate, the B-29 unit chosen to drop the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima, and the effect it had on the pilot's own personal life. Academy Award Nominations: 2, including Best Motion Picture Story.
"Above and Beyond" depicts the events leading up to the use of the first atomic bomb at the end of World War II. Colonel Paul Tibbetts is chosen by the Air Force to test the new long-range planes and to prepare a top-secret air corps in anticipation of the bombing of Hiroshima.
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World War II