Hiroshima

The tone of this newsreel is absolute pride in the power of US technology. And the announcer reads this like he is recalling an historic high school football game. There is little humanity in all of the horror or the worship of military power.   Related Posts:Hiroshima And Nagasaki Did Not Convince Japan To Surrender.Why […]

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Numbers

August 6, 2011

  “Little Boy”, the world’s first nuclear weapon was dropped on this date in 1945. It killed 40,000 people in Hiroshima instantly, another 40,000 in the next month and then another 100,000 in the following six years. In both Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the overwhelming majority of the dead were civilians.   It was thought that […]

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Why We Chose Hiroshima And Nagasaki.

November 17, 2010

A. The range of the aircraft which would carry the bomb. B. The desirability of visual bombing in order to insure the most effective use of the bomb. C. Probable weather conditions in the target areas. D. Importance of having one primary and two secondary targets for each mission, so that if weather conditions prohibited […]

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Dear “Most Trusted Name In News”, The Anniversary Of The Bombing Of Hiroshima Is Tomorrow, Not Today.

August 5, 2010

Oy Related Posts:Amazing American Newsreel On The Bombing Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki.Hiroshima And Nagasaki Did Not Convince Japan To Surrender.NumbersWhy We Chose Hiroshima And Nagasaki.The First US Officer To View The Devastation Of The Atomic Bomb.

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The First US Officer To View The Devastation Of The Atomic Bomb.

May 30, 2010

A friend of mine works at a place downtown where I hang out and work on my computer. I told her about my blog and she told me her father was an Air Force pilot and he was the first man to fly bomb damage assessment over destroyed Japanese cities. Here in two parts are […]

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Morris Jeppson, Specialist On Board Enola Gay, Dies At 87

April 8, 2010

“Morris R. Jeppson, an Army Air Forces electronics specialist who helped arm the atomic bomb aboard the Enola Gay as it flew to Hiroshima, died March 30 at a hospital in Las Vegas. Mr. Jeppson, who was 87 and lived in Las Vegas, was the next-to-last survivor of the 12 men who carried out history’s […]

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