publication date: Monday, October 24, 2016 (part of Fall 2016)

category: Military

clue: Lots of nervous parents drop off their little boys at school or the park. No one expects a death toll in the tens of thousands like his.

explanation: Tibbets was the pilot who dropped Little Boy, the atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, and Chris Lemler


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