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Sunday, August 09, 2015

Nagasaki - before and after the bomb

What Nagasaki looked like before and after the bomb
By Ishaan Tharoor 
Three days after leveling the city of Hiroshima with a uranium atomic bomb known as a "Little Boy," the United States dropped the more menacing-sounding "Fat Man" over Nagasaki. It was Aug. 9, 1945. Some 40,000 to 80,000 people were killed, and much of the city was pulverized. Nuclear weapons would never again be used in warfare.  Read full article »

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