Nagasaki

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The actual bomb: Fat Man One would have thought that after the meticulous and monumental job of creating an atomic weapon in just a few years would be shadowed by the same meticulous planning in delivery. For the most part, World War II was decided by the armies that could best organizer and maintain supply […]

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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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Hiroshima And Nagasaki Did Not Convince Japan To Surrender.

April 15, 2013

  Bombing of Yokohama   .    B-29s Bombing of Yokohama . Bombing of Yokohama . Bombing of Yokohama . Bombing of Shizoku . Bombing of Gifu . Bombing of Ogasaki . Bombing of Toyama . The story so far.  Japan attacked American assets in the Pacific in World War II. We counterattacked. They fought us […]

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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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