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Fat Man and Little Boy: the bombs dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima, Japan which resulted in massive destruction and surrender of the Japanese during WWII. Shows America's ruthlessness over Japan. Nuclear Bomb, Nuclear War, Hiroshima E Nagasaki, Hiroshima Bombing, Bomba Nuclear, George Patton, Fukushima, Fat Man, Iwo Jima

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Fat Man and Little Boy: the bombs dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima, Japan which resulted in massive destruction and surrender of the Japanese during WWII.

The Hohenzollern Bridge over the Rhine in Cologne in ruins at the end of World War II, by Margaret Bourke-White for LIFE Magazine (April History Online, World History, Art History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Margaret Bourke White, History Photos, White Picture, Interesting History

Margaret Bourke-White, Photographer of 20th Century History

Margaret Bourke-White was a war correspondent and career photographer whose images represent major events in the 20th century.

The Enola Gay dropped the Little Boy atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Colorized History, Colorized Photos, Iconic Photos, Old Photos, World History, World War Ii, Les Satellites

27 Photos That Have Been Recolored And Brought Back To Life

It's amazing how much color can change the way you look at a photo.

Sedan crater - nuclear bomb craters at Yucca Flat, Nevada Test Site, Nevada. Nuclear Bomb, Nuclear War, Ufo, Nevada Test Site, E Mc2, Atomic Age, Area 51, Destruction, Photos

Nuclear bomb craters at Yucca Flat, Nevada Test Site, Nevada. “Sedan” crater, in foreground

Nuclear bomb craters at Yucca Flat, Nevada Test Site, Nevada. “Sedan” crater, in foreground. U.S. Department of Energy photograph. The Sedan experiment was part of the Plowshare program for peaceful uses of nuclear bombs, testing the efficacy of nukes for excavation projects such as building a new canal to replace the Panama canal. 27 Plowshare experiments were conducted under the guise of peaceful applications, but the program was begun to circumvent the Partial Test Ban Treaty

Technical description, photographs, and video of atomic bombs Little Boy and Fat Man dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August Hiroshima Bombing, Enola Gay, Nuclear War, E Mc2, Total War, Military History, Historical Photos, World War Ii, Vintage Photos

View of the atomic bomb, codenamed 'Little Boy,' as it sits on...

View of the atomic bomb, codenamed 'Little Boy,' as it sits on trailer cradle in a bomb pit on the North Field of Tinian airbase, North Marianas Islands, early August, 1945. The bomb was loaded onto...

First Atomic Bomb, Alamogordo, New Mexico, in July Test explosion took place on July The site was called "Trinity". Ap World History, World War Ii, American History, New Mexico Homes, New Mexico Usa, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear War, Alamogordo New Mexico, Ufo

Nuclear Blasts Show Terrifying Power

credit Courtesy National Nuclear Security Administration/Nevada Site OfficeIt was 63 years ago today that the United States detonated the very first atomic bomb. Three weeks later, the only two A-bombs dropped in warfare destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Many nuclear — and thermonuclear — bombs have been tested since. Here are some images. Left: Operation […]

アメリカの若い世代「日本への原爆投下は誤った決断」と回答する傾向 YouGov世論調査 Hiroshima Japan, Nagasaki, Japan Time, Tokyo Japan, Memories Faded, Historia Universal, Retro Pictures, Nuclear War, War Photography

アメリカの若い世代「日本への原爆投下は誤った決断」と回答する傾向 YouGov世論調査

アメリカによる広島と長崎への原爆投下が正しい決断だったのかどうかを聞いたら…

A frame-by-frame picture of a building during a nuclear blast in Survival Town a nuclear test site in Nevada constructed to determine the effect of a nuclear bomb on the average American town Nuclear Test, Nuclear Bomb, Nuclear Energy, Nevada Test Site, E Mc2, Atomic Age, Weird Stories, Cold War, Explosions

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“The phases of a nuclear bomb destroying a test house in Nevada, 1953.”

On August the United States dropped the atomic bomb known as Little Boy on Hiroshima, Japan and three days later dropped another on Nagasaki. Hiroshima, Nagasaki, World History, World War Ii, Crime, Historia Universal, Nuclear War, Interesting History, Fotografia

Japan Surrenders and World War II Ends: June 1945-September 1945

This World War II timeline covers events from June to September 1945. In order to force Japan to surrender, President Truman gave the command to drop two atomic bombs on Japanese cities. Follow the events that led to Japan's surrender and the end of World War II.

"Detonation of the nuclear device air-dropped at Nevada Test Site on March Code named WASP PRIME." Photo courtesy of National Nuclear Security Administration / Nevada Site Office Bomba Nuclear, Nuclear Test, Nuclear Bomb, Nuclear Energy, Photos Du, Old Photos, Nevada Test Site, Photos Rares, Rare Historical Photos

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“Observers record the detonation of the nuclear device air-dropped at a Nevada Test Site on March 29 1955”

 Hiroshima et Nagasaki : il y a 70 ans, la bombe A faisait morts - L'Obs Hiroshima Et Nagasaki, Hiroshima Bombing, Bomba Nuclear, Ap World History, World War Ii, First Atomic Bomb, Historia Universal, Nuclear Bomb, Travel

"The house shuddered, oak bone on bone, its bared skeleton cringing from the heat, it's wire, its nerves revealed as if a surgeon had torn the skin off to let the red veins and capillaries quiver in the scalded air. Help, help! Fire! Run, run! Heat snapped mirrors like the first brittle winter ice. And the voices wailed. Fire, fire, run, run, like a tragic nursery rhyme, a dozen voices, high, low, like children dying in a forest, alone, alone"

Japan: Photos of the devastated cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki after US atomic bombs Hiroshima Et Nagasaki, Atomic Bomb Hiroshima, Okinawa, Pearl Harbor, Bomba Nuclear, Uss Indianapolis, Enola Gay, Nuclear Bomb, Modern History

B&W WWII Photo Little Boy Atomic Bomb Hiroshima WW2 World War Two Japan

Enola Gay (on display at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum), it detonated at an altitude of 1,800 feet over Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, 1945. The result of the Manhattan Project, begun in June 1942, "Little Boy" was a gun-type weapon, which detonated by firing one mass of uranium down a cylinder into another mass to create a self-sustaining nuclear reaction.