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About 30 minutes after the initial explosion in Hiroshima, heavy rain began falling in areas northwest of the city. This rain was full of dirt, dust, soot and highly radioactive particles that were sucked up into the air at the time of the explosion and during the fire. The "black rain" caused contamination in areas that were not even close to the explosion.

The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki killed about 250.000 people and became the most dreadful slaughter of civilians in modern hist...

History of nuclear weapons. Shown: Nagasaki bomb victim Sumiteru Taniguchi looks at a photo of himself taken in 1945.

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