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The First Nuclear Bomb Dropped On Hiroshima

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On August 6th, 1945 the an atomic weapon used on a civil population was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, Japan by the United States. The bomb, called "Little Boy" was carried to its target by a B-29 bomber called the Enola Gay and was dropped over the city shortly after 7:30 am. The explosion destroyed 90% of the buildings in the city and killed approximately 140,000 people.

Posted:  2002-07-16  5:12:12 PM

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