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This sentence seem to place the emphasis on the subject of the article, which would be the Enola Gay. The bomber was one of the 15 initial examples of Bs built to the " Silverplate " specification—65 of these eventually being completed during and after World War II—giving them the primary ability to function as nuclear "weapon delivery" aircraft. Enola Gay , piloted by Tibbets, took off from North Field , in the Northern Mariana Islands , about six hours' flight time from Japan, accompanied by two other Bs, The Great Artiste , carrying instrumentation, and a then-nameless aircraft later called Necessary Evil , commanded by Captain George Marquardt, to take photographs.