Hiroshima before (top) & after (bottom). An aerial view of the mass destruction on Hiroshima caused by "Little Boy". Out of 90,000 buildings, 60,000 were destroyed. (picture): http://alonglookatyou.blogspot.ca/2010/01/hiroshima-before-and-after.html source (info): http://www.atomicarchive.com/Docs/MED/med_chp9.shtml
Paul Tibbets stands by the Enola Gay in an undisclosed location. The Enola Gay a B-29 was the first plane to drop an atomic bomb. Tibbets, his crew, and the Enola Gay dropped the bomb (Little Boy) on Hiroshima Aug 6, 1945. Three days later another bigger bomb (Fat Man) was dropped on Nagasaki. The two bombs effectively ended the war in Japan.
View of the atomic bomb, codenamed 'Little Boy,' as it is hoisted into the bomb bay of the B-29 Superfortress 'Enola Gay' on the North Field of Tinian airbase, North Marianas Islands, early August, 1945. The bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6. (Photo by PhotoQuest/Getty Images)
Why Did the United States Bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki?August 6, 1945
1. La bomba atómica "Little Boy" bomba atómica "Little Boy" (el pequeño) es una bomba nuclear en Hiroshima, Japón el 06/08/1945. Según las estimaciones, aproximadamente 192.020 personas murieron en Hiroshima por el calor, la radiación y otras consecuencias de una bomba nuclear "Little Boy". "Little Boy" con un peso de 4.400 kg, longitud de 71 cm de diámetro y 3 m. Las bombas nucleares se dejan caer desde la cavidad bombardero B-29 "Enola Gay" Fuerza Aérea de Estados Unidos.
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The B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped the uranium bomb Little Boy on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Three days later the plutonium bomb Fat Man was used to bomb the Japanese city of Nagasaki. The two bombs killed approximately 150,000 people when they fell. On August 15, 1945, Japan officially surrendered, bringing an end to World War II.