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The Hiroshima bomb was nicknamed 'Little Boy'. A second bomb was nicknamed 'Fat Man'.

The Hiroshima bomb was nicknamed 'Little Boy'. A second bomb was nicknamed 'Fat Man'.

Unknown photographer, Aug. 6, 1945, Atomic bombing of Hiroshima  In the center of Hiroshima, in a part of the city totally destroyed by the explosion and ensuing fires, a long-lost photograph taken shortly after the blast has been discovered among a collection of articles about the bombing in a former Japanese elementary school (Honkawa).  The picture is a rare glimpse of the bomb’s immediate aftermath, showing the distinct two-tiered cloud as it was seen from Kaitaichi, Japan. S)

Unknown photographer, Aug. 6, 1945, Atomic bombing of Hiroshima In the center of Hiroshima, in a part of the city totally destroyed by the explosion and ensuing fires, a long-lost photograph taken shortly after the blast has been discovered among a collection of articles about the bombing in a former Japanese elementary school (Honkawa). The picture is a rare glimpse of the bomb’s immediate aftermath, showing the distinct two-tiered cloud as it was seen from Kaitaichi, Japan. S)

Hiroshima, Japan in 1947... two years after the atomic bomb was dropped on the city.

Hiroshima, Japan in 1947... two years after the atomic bomb was dropped on the city.

On board the Necessary Evil: Chilling unseen photograph emerges of Hiroshima mushroom cloud taken from U.S. bomber just one MINUTE after atomic bomb was dropped

On board the Necessary Evil: Chilling unseen photograph emerges of Hiroshima mushroom cloud taken from U.S. bomber just one MINUTE after atomic bomb was dropped

Tinian Island Pass, 1945. Tinian Island Pass issued by the War Department, U.S Engineer Office, to Cyril Stanley Smith. [Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs were assembled on Tinian] military passes War Department United States, 1945. (Photo by Science & Society Picture Library/SSPL/Getty Images)

Tinian Island Pass, 1945. Tinian Island Pass issued by the War Department, U.S Engineer Office, to Cyril Stanley Smith. [Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs were assembled on Tinian] military passes War Department United States, 1945. (Photo by Science & Society Picture Library/SSPL/Getty Images)

In the summer of 1944, U.S. Marines captured the island of Saipan, part of the Mariana Islands. Securing the island was considered crucial in the Allied plan to use the island as an air base for B-29 bomber raids on the Japan mainland. The U.S. completed an airstrip in the …

In the summer of 1944, U.S. Marines captured the island of Saipan, part of the Mariana Islands. Securing the island was considered crucial in the Allied plan to use the island as an air base for B-29 bomber raids on the Japan mainland. The U.S. completed an airstrip in the …

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