How did the atomic bomb affect people?
People not killed outright got injured with deep burns, as well as cuts and bruises. Later on rain fell and it was radioactive. Radiation caused vomiting, nausia, headache, and a loss of white blood cells.
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First and foremost it ushered in the atomic age, with all of its pros and cons. In addition, the two bombs saved many lives in the USA, but killed around 140,000 people in Hiroshima and 80,000 in Nagasaki by the end of 1945. The estimates for an allied invasion of Japan were into the millions of cas…ualties. There was an additional fear that the Japanese would begin a scorched earth policy. Without the two bombs, the war would have drug on for another year or longer. The suffering would have become much more dreadful for the Japanese and the allies would probably been forced to reduce Japan to little more than charred rock. The death toll would have surpassed any other campaign. ( Full Answer )
Answer . Land and water was contaminated by the fallout which looked like black rain. People were badly burned and even those that weren't developed tumours and defects which either killed them or caused defects in the next generation. Apart from the destruction and deaths Japan surrendered to… the allies. ( Full Answer )
The BOMB as we knew in the 50s, 60s, and 70s has changed everything from its first use in Japan until today where we are deathly afraid of some terrorist getting a hold of one.
Answer . It was a costly enterprise. Estimated at around two billion dollars from beginning to V-J Day. It also created jobs and a major military-industrial complex.
Profoundly. It destroyed 2 cities, and killed thousands of people- injured tens of thousands. It ended the war with the Allies.
It had in affeact on the people in japan they ended up having nothing they lot ther family houses and everything they worked for all their lives, and lot the great city. America they had lotz of money to pay for the making of the atomic bomb and also they had to help rebuild the japan city they harm…ed. It affected America by money and affected japan emotionally ( Full Answer )
Around 100,000 were killed instantly in Hiroshima and some 70,000 were killed instantly in Nagasaki. However with radiation poisoning as well as injuries sustained during the attack, the body count reached between 350,000 - 400,000 lives.
Answer . these crimminals who won ww2 and boast about war crime have infected the milk of every mother of every mammal on earth with strontium 90 while pontificating on the petty crimes of the Reich they have poisioned all children and coninue to make more deadly bacteria gas and virus weapons, t…hey all belong in an insane asylum ( Full Answer )
That depends on a person's proximity to the hypocenter of the blast. The further away you are, even from a very large bomb, generally the better off you are, but there are many, many mitigating factors. If you were at Hiroshima, Japan on the morning of August 6, 1945, and you happened to be stand…ing on the bridge that was the aiming point for the first atomic bomb ever dropped in combat, you would have been literally vaporized. There would have been nothing left of you but the shadow you cast when the bomb went off (there were such shadows cast and recorded on the surrounding concrete that was not destroyed). But the further away people were, depending on where they were and what sort of building they were in, or behind, their chances of surviving the initial blast rose pretty much proportionally by the distance from the hypocenter. Yet there were always exceptions; buildings that collapsed on people; people that were exposed to the direct radiation of the blast; and other factors too numerous to detail. The other thing about a nuclear explosion, though, is the radiation exposure, and that also tended to be proportional to distance and what sort of shelter (if any) you had. Some people were relatively quite close to the hypocenter yet lived, even without radiation burns, while people miles away were terribly burned. It all depended on where they were and what type of exposure they received. But the really insidious thing about a nuclear explosion or even a nuclear accident is the exposure to residual radiation. People who went into the blast area to try to rescue other people were exposed to very high doses of radiation. Many of them died in the next few days and weeks. There are people dying of radiation induced cancer to this day in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and some may never know whether the initial cancer was radiation induced or from some other cause, since causes of cancer are not yet completely understood. Below are a couple of websites, one on nuclear weapons, and the other on the Chernobyl meltdown in Ukraine in 1986. If you read the one on Chernobyl carefully, you will learn a lot about radiation sickness. Hundreds were sickened, many died almost immediately, and the aftereffects will be felt for many years. Chernobyl itself is uninhabitable because the radiation levels are still so high. See atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Examples of effects include: -Death -Cancer -Disintegration -Charring of the body -Vaporization ( Full Answer )
What happend to people is they got cuts and burns. A lot of people got sick from the radiation. New cancers developed and people are still suffering from them today.
Do you mean before the fact? First off, very few people were aware of the existence of the atomic bombs. Second, of those who did know, most did not have first-hand knowledge of how powerful the bombs actually were. Third, because it was probably the best kept secret of the war, even less people got… to discuss, much less debate the deployment of the bombs. There certainly no 'public' debate. And finally, remember that the U.S. and its allies were at war with a nation that had proved it was capable and willing to fight to the very last man. The bombs notwithstanding, the allies were making plans for an all-out assault and invasion of Japan. Estimates of Allied losses in the planned invasion were as much as 100,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines. By any standard, those projected losses were staggering. When the atomic bombs were deployed to the West Pacific, the greatest fear was that the bombs would somehow fail. Our greatest hope was that they would hasten the end, an end that was already known. The Allies were going to win the war against Japan. The only real question was how much more allied blood would be spilt in the process. Perhaps the only real debate centered around where to deploy the bombs for maximum effect and how to best safeguard the plans. ( Full Answer )
The immediate effects were on the cities of Hiroshima & Nagasaki; they were destroyed. The after effect was on the WHOLE WORLD; Man had entered the "Atomic-Age" and the "Cold War."
its a bomb that's atomic =) and blows up stuff. hope that helps first of all its what DO people think of the atomic bomb ^-^ any ways the atomic bomb astonished everyone (exept scientists) it very amazing >.
The first authoritative explanation of how and why it was decided to use the bomb came in February 1947 from Henry L. Stimson, wartime Secretary of War and the man who more than any other was responsible for advising the President in this matter.  This explana-  The study that follows was pub…lished in substantially its presentform in Foreign Affairs , Vol. XXV, No. 2 (January, 1957). It isreprinted by special permission from Foreign Affairs ; copyright byCouncil on Foreign Relations, New York. James Phinney Baxter, 3rd, Scientists Against Time (Boston: Little,Brown and Company, 1946), p. 419. Henry L. Stimson, "The Decision To Use the Atomic Bomb," Harper's Magazine (February, 1947). The article is reproduced with additionalcomments in Henry L. Stimson and McGeorge Bundy, On Active Service in Peace and War (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1948), Chapter XIII, and in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists , Vol. III, No. 2 (February, 1947). ( Full Answer )
The damage from a nuclear bomb depends upon how close you are to the point of detonation and the yield of the bomb. For a 1 Megaton bomb, the immediate effects are: . Instantaneous death: 2.5 Km . Immediate immersion in whole-body fire: 10 Km . Third degree burns: 12 Km . Second degree burns: 1…5 Km . First degree burns: 19 Km . There are also intermediate term effects due to radiation exposure, and long term effects due to radioactive fallout. . For more information, follow the related link below. ( Full Answer )
The atomic bomb made Japan's economy temporarily collapse, but, with the help of the United States, got back on it's feet. See it as if a person punched some-one, but then helped them back up. Japan lost many farms, which made the stock market branch in farming collapse. Nagasaki was a major industr…ial city, and the A-bomb (atomic bomb) took out the stock market branch of the industries. Remember, get your facts straight. ( Full Answer )
\nNo, an atomic bomb is not that big! The only thing that oculd have happened was some form of radiation fallout could have blown across the sea (which is what happed at Chenobyl)
It ended the war in the Pacific. It also ushered in the nuclear arms race and led to the proliferation of nuclear weapons.
Buildings collapsed. Electrical systems were shorted. A wave of secondary fires resulted, adding to their holocaust. Flash burns from primary heat waves caused most of the casualties to inhabitants. Others were burned when their homes burst into flame. Flying debris caused many injuries. A fire st…orm of winds followed the blast at Hiroshima as air was drawn back to the center of the burning area. Trees were uprooted. The bomb took the lives of 42,000 persons and injured 40,000 more. It destroyed 39 percent of all the buildings standing in Nagasaki. According to U.S. estimates, 40,000 people were killed or never found as a result of the second bomb. ( Full Answer )
nothing its done nothing but cause damage and fear in every citizin of the earth
The atomic bomb helped peopole know more about radiation poisining and helped in the advancements in neuclear energy.
it disintegrates them in a radius or burns, deform, and give Leukemia to people if it is a plutonium
The nuclear bombs dropped on Hiroshima and on Nagasaki at the end of World War II caused a radius of total destruction of about one mile (1.6 km), with resulting fires across 4.4 square miles (11.4 kmÂ²).
I THINK I KINDA KNOW: Well, I did read a book about the atomic bomb. It's called Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes . In it, a girl named Sadako and her family which survives the atom bomb realize that Sadako has leukemia from the radiation the atomic bomb gave off. Sadako's best friend tells h…er that if she makes 1,000 paper cranes, the gods will grant her any wish she desires, like, I don't know, FOR HER TO SURVIVE THE LEUKEMIA! So she sets on making paper cranes to fulfill her wish to get better, and be able to go home again. At the hospital, she makes a friend, who also has the same problem as he, but it is too late for him to make a 1,000 paper cranes. He then, one night, lets his soul leave his body, and dies. Sadako's family keeps on visiting her, and they buy her great gifts, but she still doesn't get better. One evening, after she makes her last paper crane, she closes her eyes, and goes to sleep...forever. A true story based on Sadako Sasaki, a real patient of leukemia who bravely fights against sickness, but sadly loses the long, painful battle. There are shrines and statues of her around japan too. The book Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes originally written by her classmates, and passed on through the years, corrected, and rewritten to today, when we remember who we had killed by dropping the atom bomb. SO MY ANSWER IS: Yes, some people did survive, but part of the ones who did, died a slow and painful death of leukemia. I read the same book and i cried bucketfuls ( Full Answer )
Atomic bombs would not be used today because they are outdated and have been replaced by nuclear and hydrogen bombs. The only affect the atomic bomb has on us today was the build up of arms and technology that took place after its creation in the 40s.
It destroys everthing, like it did to Hiroshima.. A disease that if touched with human flesh, or living skin, can cause serious illness and kill you. :P
According to the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the population in Japan in October 1940 was estimated to be 73,114,308; in November 1945 the population was estimated at 71,998,104. Japan was visibly a thriving country that was hit very hard by the bombing.
it depends most people did actually die from being melted due to the heat of the bomb . Peace out . Most people did not "melt" the inital blast killed many, and the burning caused by the heat killed many more, people do not "melt" as there chemical composistions are very complex making it almost i…mpossible to melt people. Most people died from the significant radiation produced from the explosion of the Uranium when it reached its critical mass. ( Full Answer )
It saved millions of Japanese civilian lives that would have been lost in the planned year long invasion of Japan, had the bomb not forced the leaders to surrender.
yes Because they made a nuclear device inside it and if it touched waer i evaporates and blows up bigger than its explosion.
Did more people die from the explosion or the after affects of the atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
Most were killed from the explosion, some survived but may have short term or long term radiation illness which can be terminal.
WWII was a very difficult time; Americans and Australian's were badly mistreated, used as slaves (having to build the 'Death Railway' which the Japanese needed to transport supplies is a good example) and Stalags were not places that you could feel safe from being away from the Russian Front. Infact…, they were probably just as bad as each other. WWII ran from 1939-1945, started by Hitler's need for more land for Germany. Hitler became the fÃ¼hrer (Meaning leader) on August 2 1934. Of course WWII was a very complicated war, so explaining everything in detail would take too long to write. Therefore, we have posted a web address with a very good timeline and a short summary of key events below. New weapons were constanly being made, which led to the invention of the atomic bomb in 1945. The atomic bomb by the name of 'Little Boy' hit the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6 1945. An enormous cloud rose into the air about 9,900 metres high. 70,00 people died, 70,00 people were seriously injured and thousands more were efected in the years afterwards. Japan surrendered a couple of days later, officially ending the war. The atomic bomb was extremely powerful, so this was why it was used. It was also used because it was something the world had never seen before, therefore, it was the perfect weapon to decrease morale (spirit and hope) leading to Japan's surrender. ( Full Answer )
There are a number of different diseases people got from the atom bomb, apart from broken bones, burns, and so on. The first long term problem to show itself was radiation sickness. This is characterized by loss of hair, nausea, loss of energy, and a number of other symptoms. After those who recover…ed from radiation sickness did so, they were susceptible to other diseases because of reduced function of their immune systems, which lead to a variety of other diseases. The survivors had an increased likelihood of having tumors and/or cancers of many sorts. The children of the survivors had an increased likelihood of having genetic disorders. ( Full Answer )
The ones close to ground zero were evaporised instantly. Further away only skeletons remained and people further away were burd to a crisp.
90,000-166,000 people in Hiroshima and 60,000-80,000 in Nagasaki were killed and in 1950 a national census was conducted in Japan, and 284,000 survivors of the A-bombs were identified.
People feared it. some thought U.S.A. could control the world and that's what started the cold war.
The bombing by Germans/Japan in Britain affected us alot because they bombed the strongest cities- e.g the ones who supplied the most for our army. The capital London was also a massive hit. Everybody has blackout times when they had to literally turn off every single light, close their curtains whe…n the patroller came around because if the Germans saw a light they would bomb there causing fatal consequences. Also, the bombs caused fires (look into the blitz!) which meant alot of people died. Some bombs didn't even go off! they are the dangerous ones. Lots of people moved their children to the country side so their children could be safe- this is called evacuation. ( Full Answer )
Japan had the government caring for the individual. After the bomb, the politic changed. Now Japan looks and care for the community.
It killed many and burned many but there were more people who became sick with radiation poisonig.
Damage wize: Besides the overall destruction from the shockwave and flames, there is radiation poisoning, acid rain, and even blindness from looking at the explosion. Social and Eonomic wize: Widespread damage and death that will hurt the economy, and take lots of money to repair.
first of all, there are many chemicals in the bomb, which affects the lungs greatly. people now that dealed with them, are developing problems.
After the bombs were dropped, Japan couldn't Reconstruct the nation again. They had nothing so it took 15 years for the US to put the place together.
The after affects were heat that could burn the skin, and radiation which could cause disease or a kind of cancer. ^_^ Did tht help?
It killed thousands instantly, badly wounded tens of thousands, and pretty much left the rest in shock.
According to the Hippocratic Oath, every physician pledges to serve his or her neighbor and save what life could be saved. For physicians and medical workers all over the world, the struggle for a world free of nuclear weapons is natural and logical. The World Health Organization wrote in a 1983 rep…ort that "nuclear weapons constitute the greatest immediate threat to the health and survival of mankind". A nuclear explosion can cause damage to human beings in a number of ways - immediately and in the longer term. Nuclear weapons harm both living humans and fetuses in their mothers' wombs. A nuclear explosion targeted on a city will damage hospitals and kill and injures medical staff, making it difficult to provide help for survivors. In Hiroshima, 140,000 people were killed by the atomic bomb. The total number of inhabitants of Hiroshima at the time is estimated at 350,000, which means about 40 percent of the inhabitants were killed. In Nagasaki, the atomic bomb killed more than 70,000 and injured many more. ( Full Answer )
Many men, women, and children were affected. Many died from the explosion and put thousands in the hospital. If you read "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes", it will explain how the atomic bomb affected the Chinese.
nausea is one of the early symptoms of radiation poisoning. it usually goes away on its own after a week or two, shortly thereafter people begin dying.
Yes, it almost certainly brought the war to a quicker end. . Yes, it avoided the postwar partitioning of Japan intocommunist and democratic sectors. . No, it was already clearly determined that Japan had alreadylost the military ability to win the war.
People should care about the atomic bomb attack because that is howWWII ended. It's a big deal considering that America was onceallies with Japan and now they turn on the American citizens, soAmerica decided to turn back on them and drop the Atom Bomb, or"Atomic Bomb".
As a matter of fact, it didn't affect the cold war, it created it.When ww2 ended, russia wanted to keep some land in the pacific. Butwhen they learned of the destruction that the US caused in Japan,they let the tension low and avoided a conflict. They begun thearms race and the cold war escalated..