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What was the outcome of the atomic bombing of hiroshima?

The bombing destroyed Hiroshima, killing the majority of its populace and ending its contribution to the Japanese war effort. However, as foreseen by the US, the bombing did not bring immediate Japanese capitulation. Although the attack was unprecedented in the scope of devastation, it was not immed (MORE)

Hiroshima atomic bomb?

On August 5, 1945 the Little Boy atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. The B-29 Bomber Enola Gay carried the bomb to Japan. Once the bomb was dropped the blast came fast. Nearly 70,000 Hiroshima townspeople were killed or injured. Some were literally "incinerated" instantly. Those who did survive su (MORE)

What was the name of the plane that dropped the atomic bomb in Hiroshima?

Enola Gay. It was a Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber, named after Enola Gay Tibbets the mother of the pilot of the plane, Paul Tibbets. The U.S. bomber "Enola Gay" dropped the fission bomb "Little Boy" on August 6, 1945. Then on August 9, 1945, the Bockscar dropped a second fission (atomic) bomb, n (MORE)

When was the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima?

The first atomic bomb used on Japan in World War 2 was exploded onAugust 6, 1945 over Hiroshima, at approximately 8:15 AM local time.It was a so-called "gun-type" uranium fission bomb called "LittleBoy" with an equivalent explosive yield of about 15 kilotons ofTNT, enough to obliterate much of the c (MORE)

What was the population of Hiroshima after the atomic bomb?

Answer . Greater Hiroshima had about 132,000 residents. After August 6, 1945 around 70,000 people died in history's first wartime nuclear explosion, over the downtown area. The blast equivalent was about 20,000 tons of TNT in one bomb. So the survivors numbered about 62,000 in the "suburbs." Naga (MORE)

What were the names of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

'Little Boy' on Hiroshima was a uranium bomb and 'Fat Man' on Nagasaki was a plutonium bomb. Little boy was the name of the nuclear bomb dropped on Hiroshima. It was dropped on August 6, 1945 from a B29 airplane. Uranium was used as fuel. Fat man was the name of the nuclear bomb dropped on Nagasaki. (MORE)

The name of the person who droped the atomic bomb on hiroshima?

Enola gay crew Colonel Paul Tibbets Captain Robert Lewis Captain Theodore Van Kirk Major Thomas Ferebee Lieutenant Jacob Beser Sergeant Joseph Stiborik Private Richard Nelson Staff Sergeant Wyatt Duzenbury Staff Sergeant Robert Caron Captain Deke Parson 2nd Lieutenant Morris Jeppson

Why was the atom bomb dropped on hiroshima?

Harry Truman said in regard to the atomic bomb, "it seems to be the most terrible thing ever discovered, but it can be made the most useful..." The atomic bomb could very well be the most terrible thing ever invented. It is a weapon of destruction. When first tested with only thirteen pounds of the (MORE)

Positive about atomic bomb on Hiroshima?

There is no doubt about it whatsoever. The massive destruction was the result of a single nuclear air burst, from a weapon dropped from a single B29 bomber. Both US and Japanese military records confirm that a single bomb was dropped from a very small flight group (three B-29 bombers in total: En (MORE)

What did the atomic bomb do to the land of Hiroshima?

half of the city vanished. According to U.S. estimates, 60,000 to 70,000 people were killed or missing, 140,000 were injuried many more were made homeless as a result of the bomb. Deadly radiation reached over 100,000. In the blast, thousands died instantly. The city was unbelievably devastated. O (MORE)

What were the names of the pilots that dropped atomic bombs on hiroshima and nagasaki?

On August 6, 1945, at 9:15 AM Tokyo time, a B-29 plane, the "Enola Gay" piloted by Paul W. Tibbets, dropped a uranium atomic bomb, code named "Little Boy" on Hiroshima, Japan's seventh largest city. In minutes, half of the city vanished. According to U.S. estimates, 60,000 to 70,000 people were kill (MORE)

Was it right to bomb the Hiroshima with atomic bomb?

Opinions differ; even before the bomb was used, some of the scientists who had worked on it thought that a demonstration of the bomb's power (in an uninhabited location) would have been sufficient to force Japan's surrender. This may or may have turned out to be the case; note that Japan did not ac (MORE)

What are the names of the planes that dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

The names of the planes that dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshimaand Nagasaki are Enola Gay and Bockscar . On August 6, 1945, at 9:15 AM Tokyo time, a B-29 plane, the "EnolaGay" piloted by Paul W. Tibbets, dropped a uranium atomic bomb,code named "Little Boy" on Hiroshima, Japan's seventh large (MORE)

Where in hiroshima did the atomic bomb hit?

6 August 1945 . About 400 yds off the aioi bridge, its intended AP. Also the bomb hit nothing physically, it was an airburst at about 1500 feet altitude triggered by radar altimeters.

Why did the atomic bomb hit Hiroshima?

At the end of World War II, few questioned Truman's decision to drop the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Most Americans accepted the obvious reasoning: the atomic bombings brought the war to a more timely end. They did not have a problem with over one hundred thousand of the enemy being kill (MORE)

What damage did the atomic bomb do to hiroshima?

It destroyed the city and the health consequences were: Leukemia, Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma, Nervous system tumors and their response relation were observed for all solid nodules, adenoma, and nodules without histological diagnosis, autoimmune hypothyroidism, stomach tumors and breast diseases. (MORE)

Dropping of Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima?

At the end of World War II, few questioned Truman's decision to drop the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Most Americans accepted the obvious reasoning: the atomic bombings brought the war to a more timely end. They did not have a problem with over one hundred thousand of the enemy being kill (MORE)

Was the bomb that hit hiroshima an atom bomb or a nuclear bomb?

Atom or atomic bomb is an older term. The modern term is Nuclear Weapon or Nuclear Device. Then of course there are Thermonuclear weapons (typically these are the large strategic nukes), which are also called "Hydrogen Bombs". These typically consist of a primary or trigger, which is basically a (MORE)

When was atomic bomb drop on hiroshima?

On August 6, 1945 the Enola Gay dropped the Little Boy Atom bomb on Hiroshima which killed 100,000 in an instant.. On August 10, 1945 the Bocksar plane dropped the Fat Man Atom Bomb on Nagasaki killing 40,000 instantly.

Who dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and why?

United States under President Truman administration dropped two nuclear bombs on Japan to end the war which was costing too many lives. The US before proclaimed the Potsdam Proclamation, it requesting for Japan to surrender without a condition but Japan still had it's pride. And so the cities Nagasa (MORE)

What happened at the atomic bombing of Hiroshima?

The city was devastated. A lot died in an instant many were carried illnes for a number of years. Leukemia, Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma, Nervous system tumors and their response relation were observed for all solid nodules, adenoma, and nodules without histological diagnosis, autoimmune hypothyr (MORE)

How was the Hiroshima atomic bomb made?

The United States, with assistance from the United Kingdom and Canada, designed and built the bombs under the codename Manhattan Project naming Robert Opperheimmer head of the team. You could see the basic diagrams of the bomb but the specific specifications remain classified.