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  1. Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Wikipedia

    WebThe atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were the detonation of two atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August 1945 by the United States. The two bombings killed between 129,000 and 226,000 people, most of whom were civilians, and remain the only use of nuclear weapons in an armed conflict.

  2. Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - HISTORY

    WebNov 18, 2009 · On August 6, 1945, during World War II (1939-45), an American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima, immediately killing 80,000 people.

  3. The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, August 1945

    WebJun 7, 2021 · The United States bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and August 9, 1945, were the first instances of atomic bombs used against humans, killing tens of thousands of people, obliterating the cities, and contributing to the end of World War II.

  4. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Encyclopedia Britannica

    WebFeb 20, 2023 · The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were American bombing raids on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II, which marked the first use of atomic weapons in war. Little Boy , the bomb dropped on Hiroshima , was a gun-assembly fission bomb using uranium , whereas Fat Man , the bomb dropped on Nagasaki , was an ...

  5. The Most Fearsome Sight: The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima

    WebAt 2:45 a.m. on Monday August 6, 1945, three American B-29 bombers of the 509th Composite Group took off from an airfield on the Pacific island of Tinian, 1,500 miles south of Japan. Colonel Paul Tibbets piloted the lead bomber, “Enola Gay,” which carried a nuclear bomb nicknamed “Little Boy.”.

  6. Atomic bomb dropped on Japan's Hiroshima 75 years ago still …

    WebAug 6, 2020 · The U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, 75 years ago — marking the end of World War II. Survivors still live with the consequences.

  7. Air raids on Japan - Wikipedia

    WebJapan's bomb-damaged cities were rebuilt after the war. War damage and the need to rehouse soldiers and civilians returning from overseas resulted in a shortage of 4.2 million units of housing which, combined with food shortages, led to many civilians being forced to live in harsh conditions.

  8. Bombing of Tokyo - Wikipedia

    WebThe key development for the bombing of Japan was the B-29 Superfortress strategic bomber, which had an operational range of 3,250 nautical miles (3,740 mi; 6,020 km) and was capable of attacking at high altitude above 30,000 feet (9,100 m), where enemy defenses were very weak. Almost 90% of the bombs dropped on …

  9. Bombing of Tokyo | World War II | Britannica

    WebMar 9, 2017 · Bombing of Tokyo, (March 9–10, 1945), firebombing raid (codenamed “Operation Meetinghouse”) by the United States on the capital of Japan during the final stages of World War II, often cited as one of the most destructive acts of war in history, more destructive than the bombing of Dresden, Hiroshima, or Nagasaki.

  10. Pearl Harbor attack | Date, History, Map, Casualties ... - Britannica

    WebFeb 28, 2023 · Pearl Harbor attack, (December 7, 1941), surprise aerial attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on Oahu Island, Hawaii, by the Japanese that precipitated the entry of the United States into World War II. The strike climaxed a decade of worsening relations between the United States and Japan.