History Of Atomic Bombings On Hiroshima And Nagasaki
Invention of the atomic bomb was made use of in one of the most horrifying ways when it was dropped in Aug 1945 on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. A program code named the Manhattan Project got underway in mid-1942 to make the bomb. More than 100,000 personnel worked for 3 years before completing the invention of the first atomic bomb. On 16 Jul 1945, the bomb was tested in Trinity, New Mexico and the blast caused devastation equivalent to a bomb containing twenty kilotons of tri-nitro-toluene (TNT). More...
Bombings Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki Effects On Society
The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 caused extensive destruction to life and property ever witnessed in 20th century. The thermal, nuclear and heat effect of the explosive killed and injured as many as 200,000 people. The aftereffect of the bombing caused especially due to nuclear radiation stirred panic in the populace thus slowing down the repair and reconstruction work. The damage to lives and property was immense and the effects of exposure to nuclear radiation affected the future generations as well. By November 1945 just 140,000 people had returned to their cities. More...
Consequences Of Fall Out From Atomic Bombings Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki
The cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were bombed in 1945 which caused the death of approximately 200,000 people. The deaths were more due to the release of radiation than direct explosive effect. The symptoms of sickness caused due to exposure to radiation were reported from all over. More...