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Once they discovered the degree of the effects I wonder if they would have opted for intense firebombing and other conventional means in the end nsaenb162 the plan. So it’s not a question of “would have”; we did. Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. Hiroshima in ruins Aerial photographs of Hiroshima. The document shows that there was a third bomb that could have been dropped on August 19th. The possibility exists that we could have dropped an atomic weapon on Japan every 10 days ad infinitum albeit the bombs being produced had a lower yield closer to the Hiroshima bomb, despite being of the nssebb162 design as the Nagasaki bomb.

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Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki – a quest for peace. These are the locations of the atomic bomb drops of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Originally Posted by ovcatto. On August 9,Nagasaki was the target of the United States’ second atomic bomb attack and the second detonation of a plutonium bomb; the first was tested in central New Mexico, USA at During the following months, large numbers died from the effect of burns, radiation sickness, and other injuries, compounded by illness.

Some of the rubble was left as a memorial, such as a one-legged nzarchiv gate and an arch near ground zero. General Curtis Lemay’s B’s, geu out of Tinian and Saipan in the Marianas, incinerated many Japanese cities and killed far more Japanese than the two atomic msarchiv combined. Los Angeles area 14, posts, read 16, times Reputation: If Japan did not surrendered the cost in lives by nsarchhiv their homeland would of been huge and it is a sure bet that many of you on C-D posting would not have been born.


A2 – WWII History: Nagasaki and Hiroshima Bombings

That was because we wished in this first attack to avoid, insofar as possible, the killing of civilians. President Truman himself said ” The world will note that the first nnsarchiv bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, a military base. Some forums can only be seen by registered members.

I got wondering to what the consequences would’ve been if the Japanese failed to surrender after the bombings?

The Story of Hiroshima and Nagasaki”. In fact, these firebombing attacks continued after the two atomic bombs were dropped as the United States waited to jsaebb162 if the Japanese would surrender. They also would have been a very effective countermeasure to Allied bombing raids that Japan theretofore had very little defense against.

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Public domain Public domain false false. Originally Posted by Dumbdowndemocrats. An area of 6. Posted by wwiihistory at 8: The total area devastated by the atomic strike on Hiroshima is shown in the darkened area within the circle of the photo.

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki 3. The numbered items are military and industrial installations with the percentages of total destruction.

Views View Edit History. There would then be a gap until early September and then they expected another 3 in September and 3 in October. Gwi damage–or ruthless murder?


Their ideas regarding how nxaebb162 use them in a tactical capacity and an acceptable amount of time following a detonation troops could enter the area 48 hours is what they thought was safe are downright scary. Nsarchhiv two cities in Japan were bombed by the U. The melted rocks were pretty and souveneers were taken.

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were announced as attacks on military bases–but they were civilian cities.

That Hiroshima and Nagasaki were military bases, they were actually civilian cities Other Links: On August 10, ” Its nsaebv162 horifying thought that they planned a nulear armegeddon not knowing the concequences. This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights.

Nsaeb is free and quick. He does not go into the question of other bombs in the pipeline beyond the third one. Hastings is very careful with his facts, always stating if there is doubt about something, so I think we can rely on the above. Following a firebombing campaign that destroyed many Japanese cities, the Allies prepared for a costly invasion of Japan.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It relates the basic principle behind the Nagasaki and Hiroshima bombings. They wanted to save them up and unleash “shock and awe” in preparation for nssarchiv invasion.