What was the name of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagaski?

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"fat man" was the name of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagaski. "little boy" was dropped in Hiroshima.
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Who were the atomic bombs dropped on Japan named after?

Nobody. They were called Fatman (the Plutonium implosion MK-IIIbomb) and Little Boy (the Uranium gun MK-I bomb) because of theirshapes. There is some mythology that the codenames Little Boy was namedafter FDR and Fatman was named after Winston Churchill to misleadspies into thinking that the "Silver (MORE)

What were the names of the atomic bombs that America decided not to drop?

There were none, we only had the two. We had the materials to makea few more but they were not assembled and ready to use at thetime. A third unnamed MK-III Plutonium bomb core (counting the Gadget'score that was used in the Trinity Test) was shipped from Los Alamosa few days after the August 9 bomb (MORE)

What were the names of the atomic bombs that were dropped by the US on Japan?

Names of Atom (or atomic) bombs "Little Boy" uranium 235 atom bomb dropped by "Enola Gay" piloted by Colonel Paul Tibbets, on Hiroshima "Fat Man" plutonium 239 atom bomb also dropped by Bockscar piloted by Charles W. Sweeney instead of the Bockscar's normal pilot Frederick Bock over Nagasaki. It (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)

What were the name of airplanes that dropped atomic bombs?

The Enola Gay is a Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber , named for Enola Gay Tibbets, the mother of the pilot, Colonel Paul Tibbets , who selected the aircraft while it was still onthe assembly line. On 6 August 1945, during the final stages of World War II , it became the first aircraft to d (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)

Who dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki what was the name of the man?

Bockscar crew Major Charles Sweeney First Lieutenant Charles Albury Captain James Van Pelt, Jr. Captain Kermit Beahan Lieutenant Jacob Beser Staff Sergeant Ed Buckly Sergeant Abe Spitzer Master Sergeant John Kuharek Sergeant Raymond Gallagher Staff Sergeant Albert Dehart Commander Frederic (MORE)

What was the name of the plane that dropped the atomic bomb over Japan?

There were two planes: . Enola Gay , it was accompanied by two observation planes, The Great Artiste and a then nameless aircraft later called Necessary Evil . Bockscar , it was accompanied by one observation plane, The Great Artiste (the second observation plane, The BigStink , failed to mee (MORE)

Name of aircraft which dropped atomic bomb?

Enola Gay dropped the first Atomic bomb on Hiroshima (Little Boy). The second was dropped on Nagasaki by Bockscar (Fat Man). Both of these aircraft were Boeing B-29 Superfortresses with the "Silver Plate" modification.

Names of atom bomb dropped at japan?

On August 6, 1945, the US dropped an atomic bomb named 'Little Boy' on Hiroshima. A second atomic bomb named 'Fat Man' was dropped on Nagasaki three days later on August 9, 1945.

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)

What was the name of the pilot that dropped the atomic bomb on japan?

Col Paul Tibbets of the 509th Composite Bombardment Group based on Tinian island in the Pacific. The name of the modified B-29 Aircraft was the Enola Gay. For historical record there was not one, but two bombs dropped. Tibbets flew the first mission and dropped I think "Fat Boy" on Hiroshima and ano (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)

What is the date location and name of the second atomic bomb drop?

The 2nd atomic bomb dropped on Japan during WWII was on the industrial city of Nagasaki. The device a 10,200 lb implosion type plutonium bomb codenamed "Fatman" dropped from the B-29 Bockscar exploded 1,800 feet above the Nagasaki Industrial Valley at 11:02 JSP on August 9th, 1945. The prim (MORE)

Why was Hiroshima and Nagaski chosen as the place to drop the bomb?

To force the surrender of the Sun Empire of Japan and to bring an end to the World War on the Eastern front. A military target and others were considered but it was understood that if these cities were bombed, the morale and the Japanese government could not continue the war in any case whatsoever a (MORE)

What are the names of the pilots that dropped the atomic bombs on japan?

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 Bocks (MORE)

What was the nick name of the first atom bomb dropped?

"The Gadget" was the nickname used to refer to the first atom bomb that was tested in the U.S. prior to military deployment. However, the first atom bomb used in combat, dropped on Hiroshima during the Second World War, was nicknamed "Little Boy".