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What was the name of the first atomic bomb?
December 20, 2010 10:59PM
The first atomic bomb was code named "Little Boy" and was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945. It used uranium-235 as its fission material, unlike the second bomb (named Fat Man) used on Nagasaki on August 9.
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