Genbaku-Dome (Hiroshima Peace Memorial)
At 08:15, the Enola Gay dropped the nuclear bomb called "Little Boy" over the center of Hiroshima. It exploded about 2,000 feet above the city with a blast equivalent to 13 kilotons of TNT, killing an estimated 80,000 civilians.
The Megami Bridge, located in southern part of Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture, will provide relief to the chronic traffic congestion in the city center by connecting southern part and western part of Nagasaki City, which are divided by the Nagasaki Port. Also, it will vitalize industry and culture in the region by strengthening the linkage of the port facilities. Furthermore, illuminated in...
Overlay of Hiroshima Castle Pre- and Post the atomic bomb.
Hiroshima Castle is placed under a kilometer (under half a mile) from Ground Zero.
After zooming in, fade out the Pre-picture, and the Post-picture reveals.
From these pits, the atomic bombs "Little Boy" and "Fat Man" were loaded into the B-29'ers "Enola Gay" and "Bockscar" on Augst 6 and 9, 1945 and eventually dropped above Hiroshima and Nagasaki. "Little Boy" caused the death of approxiametly 200.000 people by 1950, of whom 70.000 were killed instantly by the blast.
"Fat Man" caused the death of approxiametly 80.000 people by the e...
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