Posted by: ctbtonewsroom | August 5, 2011

Infamous Anniversaries: The Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings

66 years ago, on 6 August 1945, the “Little Boy” nuclear bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and 3 days later “Fat Man” on Nagasaki. 220,000 died. They were the 2nd and 3rd nuclear explosions ever conducted and the only time nuclear weapons were actually used in war.

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