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Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
August 6, 1945, the world's first deployed atomic bomb dropped by an American B-29 bomber plane over Hiroshima.
three days later, second atomic bomb is dropped on Nagasaki by B-29 again.
United States dropped the atomic bombs from a B-29 bomber plane called Enola Gay
In late July President Harry Truman called for Japan's surrender, and the declaration promised "prompt and utter destruction" if Japan did not surrender.
why did they pick nagasaki and hiroshima to be bombed?
what were the motivations towards dropping these bombs?
how did they drop these bombs on the day?
when did they drop both of the bombs?
development of bombs
developed by scientists at Los Alamos
town in New Mexico, United States
uranium-based design "The Little Boy" (first A-bomb)
plutonium-based weapon "The Fat Man" (second A-bomb)
developed by 1945
how was the bombs developed?
did have a purpose for making the bombs?
where were the bombs developed?
did people know that these bombs were being developed?
why did they decide to develop these bombs
short term impact/what happened
'Little Boy' (first A-bomb) killed an estimated 80,000 people
'Fat Man' (second A-bomb) immediately killed an estimated 40,000 people
this caused Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced in a radio address his country's unconditional surrender in WWII,
done on August 15
citing the devastating power of “a new and most cruel bomb.”
what happened when the bombs were dropped?
long term impact/after
ten thousands people die of radiation exposure days after the atomic bombs were dropped
how did the bombs affect Japan?