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The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Transcript of The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Rizvy Abigail Anggorodi The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Causes Allied Powers had already defeated Germany in Europe. What was the goal? Consequences:
The explosion wiped out 90 percent
of the city . TRIVIA TIME! 1. When was this event happening?
2. In what time did USA dropped the bomb to Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
3. How much did the making of the bomb cost?
4. What year did the US started to make the bomb?
5. What were the causes of this event?
6. In your opinion, was the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki justified? Why?
7. What is the name of the movie that is based on the bombings?
8. What was the name of the building that survived the atomic bomb? 1945.
The United States held its first successful atomic device test on July 16th.
It was aimed to force Japan into surrender. NAGASAKI HIROSHIMA Killed 80,000 people in an instant. Tens of thousands more died because of radiation exposure. Killed approximately
40,000 people. Japan vowed to fight to the bitter end in the Pacific. Conclusion During the WWII USA was worried about Hitler developing an
Atomic Weapon. So.. in 1942 the US started to make one. It was part of the Manhattan Project. It cost about 2 billion dollars. HIROSHIMA NAGASAKI History.com (n.d.) The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. [online] http://www.history.com/topics/bombing-of-hiroshima-and-nagasaki [Accessed: 7 Feb 2013]. Rosenberg, J. (n.d.) The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. [online] http://history1900s.about.com/od/worldwarii/a/hiroshima.htm [Accessed: 10 Feb 2013]. English.illinois.edu (2013) A Photo-Essay on the Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. [online] http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/g_l/levine/bombing.htm [Accessed: 7 Feb 2013]. Atomcentral.com (n.d.) Hiroshima & Nagasaki Atom Bombs. [online] http://www.atomcentral.com/hiroshima-nagasaki.aspx [Accessed: 7 Feb 2013]. References Cnduk.org (n.d.) The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. [online] http://www.cnduk.org/campaigns/global-abolition/hiroshima-a-nagasaki [Accessed: 9 Feb 2013]. Library.thinkquest.org (n.d.) Manhattan Project. [online] http://library.thinkquest.org/17940/texts/timeline/manhattan.html [Accessed: 9 Feb 2013]. Atomic Bomb Dome (once the Industrial Promotion Hall) Most people will be horrified when they learn of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But others say that it was necessary to end the war. Either way, one can't ignore the thousands of lives lost through the most dangerous weapon on earth. General Yoshijiro Umezu, Chief of the Army General Staff, signs the Instrument of Surrender on behalf of Japanese Imperial General Headquarters A modified B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, was the plane that dropped the bomb on Hiroshima. Bomb named "Little Boy". Pilot is Colonel Paul Tibbets. Another B-29 bomber, named Bockscar, dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki. Pilot was Major Charles Sweeney. Bomb named "Fat Man". 9. What was the type of airplane that dropped the atomic bombs?
10. Who was the pilot of the Enola Gay? 1945.
Hiroshima was bombed on
August 6th and Nagasaki
on August 9th. When was this happening? Nagasaki was bombed on the 9th of August 1945 at 11:02 AM.