Atomic bomb mushroom clouds over Hiroshima (left) and Nagasaki (right) ... the
acute effects of the atomic bombings killed 90,000–146,000 people in Hiroshima
A single atomic bomb, the first weapon of its type ever used against a target,
exploded over the city of Hiroshima at 0815 on the morning of 6 August 1945.
*Estimated air dose of gamma rays: Hiroshima: 10,300 rads; Nagasaki: 25,100
rads. ... People beyond the direct effects of primary radiation (near ground zero) ...
The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Hiroshima ... of the second bomb.
Highly penetrating radiation from the nuclear explosion had a heavy casualty
At the time this photo was made, smoke billowed 20,000 feet above Hiroshima
while smoke from the burst of the first atomic bomb
had spread over 10,000 feet on the target at the base of the rising column. A survivor described the damage to people:
The appearance of peop... More »
Aug 9, 2012 ... A-Bomb Dome in Hiroshima City. Within the first few months after the bombing, it
is estimated by the Radiation Effects Research Foundation (a ...
Dec 29, 2011 ... Hiroshima was chosen as the primary target since it had remained largely
untouched by bombing raids, and the bomb's effects could be clearly ...
The impact of the bombing on Hiroshima ... The fact that the Nagasaki bomb was
more powerful and also the narrowing effect of the surrounding hills did mean ...
Find out more about the history of Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, including
videos ... section was set aside as a reminder of the effects of the atomic bomb.
Like Hiroshima, the immediate aftermath in Nagasaki was a nightmare. ... The
atom bomb was the last thing that happened in the war and no more bad things ...