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Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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Why The U.S. Dropped A Nuclear Bomb On Japan

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The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima | The Daily 360 | The New York Times

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Hiroshima atomic bomb: Survivor recalls horrors - BBC News

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Atomic Message: 70 years after Hiroshima & Nagasaki bombing (RT Documentary)

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Hiroshima - 6 Years After (1951)

The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively. The two bombings killed between 129,000 and 226,000 people, most of whom were civilians, and remain the only uses of nuclear weapons in armed conflict.
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  • Pacific War 

  • Preparations to invade Japan 

  • Air raids on Japan 

  • Atomic bomb development 

  • Organization and training 

  • Choice of targets 

  • Proposed demonstration 

  • Leaflets 

  • Consultation with Britain and Canada 

  • Potsdam Declaration 

  • Bombs 

  • Hiroshima during World War II 

  • Bombing of Hiroshima 

  • Events on the ground 

  • Japanese realization of the bombing 

  • Events of August 7–9 

  • Nagasaki during World War II 

  • Bombing of Nagasaki 

  • Plans for more atomic attacks on Japan 

  • Surrender of Japan and subsequent occupation 

  • Reportage 

  • Post-attack casualties 

  • Cancer increases 

  • Birth defect investigations 

  • Investigations into brain development 

  • ''Hibakusha'' 

  • Double survivors 

  • Hiroshima 

  • Nagasaki 

  • Debate over bombings 

  • Legacy 

  • Commemoration