Atomic Bombing of Japan

 
 

ATOMIC BOMBING OF HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI:
American airmen dropped Little Boy on the city of Hiroshima on 6 August 1945, followed by Fat Man over Nagasaki on 9 August.
Within the first two to four months of the bombings, the acute effects killed 90,000–166,000 people in Hiroshima and 60,000–80,000 in Nagasaki, with roughly half of the deaths in each city occurring on the first day.

 
 
 
 
Hiroshima: 6 August 1945 (Bomb named Little Boy). 90,000–166,000 people killed
Nagasaki: 9 August 1945 (Bomb named Fat Man). 60,000–80,000 people killed

 

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