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The 70th Anniversary of the Bombing of Hiroshima

Seventy years ago today, August 6, 1945, the U.S. dropped the world's first atomic weapon
on the city of Hiroshima, Japan. Three days later, a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, and Japan surrendered on August 15, ending World War II. Those events ushered in the nuclear era.

Digg has a list of links to articles about the first atomic bombing.

Neatorama also has some essential reading material on the subject.

A Thousand Cranes

The Unluckiest Train Ride

Nuclear Quotes: The Crew of the Enola Gay

Photo Collection: The Aftermath of Hiroshima

The Long Shadow Of The Manhattan Project


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