Hiroshima and Nagasaki - the atomic bomb drop (55 photos)

During the Second World War, 6 August 1945 at 8:15američkibombarder B-29 "Enola Gay" dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in Japan. About 140,000 people died during the explosionand died tijekomsljedećih months. Three days later, when the UnitedStates paodrugi atomic bomb on Nagasaki, killing about 80,000people. 15th kolovozJapan surrendered, putting an end of the Second World War. Until now, the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki wasan isolated case upotrebenuklearnog weapons in the history of mankind. The U.S. government has odlučilada drop their bombs,believing it would hasten the end of the war and will not moratipokrenutilong bloody battles on the main island of Japan. Japan jepokušaodifficult to control the two islands, Iwo Jima and Okinawa, where a closeally.

1. These watches, found among the ruins, we stopped at 8.15 am on Aug. 6, 1945 - during the atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
2. Flying Fortress "Enola Gay" landing approach on Aug. 6, 1945 based on the island of Tinian after the bombing of Hiroshima.
3. In this photo, which was published in 1960 by the U.S. government, embodied by an atomic bomb "Little Boy» (Little Boy), which on Aug. 6, 1945, was dropped on Hiroshima. Size of bomb 73 cm in diameter, 3.2 m in length. She weighed 4 tons, and the power of the explosion reached 20 000 tons of TNT.
4. In this photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, ¬ - the main command of the B-29 bomber "Enola Gay", from which was dropped on Hiroshima nuclear bomb "Little Boy" on Aug. 6, 1945. Pilot Col. Paul W. Taybbets stands at the center. Picture taken at the Mariana Islands. This was the first use of nuclear weapons during the war in human history.
5. 20000 feet tall smoke rising over Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, after her during the war atomic bomb was dropped.
6. On this photo taken on Aug. 6, 1945 from the city Yoshiura, on the other side of the mountains to the north of Hiroshima, seen smoke rising after an explosion of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima. The photograph was taken by Australian engineer from Kure, Japan. Stains left by the negative radiation, almost destroyed the picture.
7. Survivors of the atomic bomb was first used during the hostilities on Aug. 6, 1945, waiting for medical care in Hiroshima, Japan. The explosion at the same time 60 000 people died, tens of thousands died later due to irradiation.
8. August 6, 1945. In the photograph: the surviving residents of Hiroshima military medics providing first aid soon after by Japan atomic bomb was dropped, applied in military operations for the first time in history.
9. After the atomic bomb on Aug. 6, 1945, in Hiroshima, leaving only ruins. Nuclear weapons have been used to accelerate the Japanese surrender and end World War II, for which U.S. President Harry Truman had been ordered to use nuclear weapons capacity of 20,000 tons of TNT. Japan's surrender took place on Aug. 14, 1945.
10. August 7, 1945, the day after the atomic bomb, the smoke is spreading over the ruins of Hiroshima, Japan.
11. President Harry S. Truman (pictured left) at his desk in the White House next to the Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson after returning from the Potsdam Conference. They discuss the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan.
12. The skeleton of a building in the ruins of August 8, 1945, Hiroshima.
13. Survivors of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, people in the ruins, amid the raging fire in the background, August 9, 1945.
14. Crew members bomber B-29 «The Great Artiste», which dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki, was surrounded by Major Charles W. Sweeney in North Quincy, Massachusetts. All crew members participated in the historic bombing. Left to right: Sgt P. Gallagher, Chicago; Staff Sergeant AMShpitser, Bronx, New York, Captain C. D. Albury, Miami, Florida, Captain John F. Van Pelt Jr.., Oak Hill, West Virginia, Lt. FJ. Olivi, Chicago; Staff Sergeant EK Buckley, Lisbon, Ohio; Sergeant ATDegart, Plainview, Texas, and Staff Sergeant James D. Kuharek, Columbus, Nebraska.
15. This picture of the atomic bomb that exploded over Nagasaki, Japan during the Second World War, was published by the Commission on Atomic Energy and the U.S. Department of Defense in Washington on Dec. 6, 1960. Bomb "Fat Man» («Fat Man») was 3,25 m long and 1.54 m in diameter, it weighs 4.6 tons. Power of the explosion reached about 20 kilotons of TNT.
16. A huge column of smoke rises into the air after the explosion of a second nuclear bomb in the port city of Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945. As a result of the bomb dropped bomber Air Force U.S. Army B-29 Bockscar, immediately killing more than 70,000 people, tens of thousands more died later from radiation.
17. A huge mushroom cloud over Nagasaki, Japan, August 9, 1945, after a U.S. bomber dropped an atomic bomb on the city. Nuclear explosion over Nagasaki occurred three days after the U.S. dropped the first-ever atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
18. The boy is on the back of his burns brother, August 10, 1945 in Nagasaki, Japan. These photos were not publicly disclosed by the Japanese side, but after the war, they were shown to the world's media staff of the UN.
19. Boom was installed on the site of the crash of the atomic bomb in Nagasaki on Aug. 10, 1945. Most of the affected area is still empty, the trees were charred and disfigured, the reconstruction is almost done.
20. Japanese workers dismantle obstructions on the affected area in Nagasaki, an industrial city, located in the southwest of Kyushu, after it was dropped atomic bomb on August 9. In the background is visible to the chimney, and a lonely building on the front - the ruins. Snapshot taken from the archives of the Japanese news agency Domei.
21. Mother and child are trying to live on. Photo taken August 10, 1945, the day after on Nagasaki bomb was dropped.
22. As seen in this photo, which was made on Sept. 5, 1945, several concrete and steel buildings and bridges were left intact after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima during World War II.
23. A month later, after the August 6th, 1945 exploded the first atomic bomb, a journalist inspects the ruins of Hiroshima, Japan.
24. Victim of explosion of the first atomic bomb in the emergency departments of the military hospital in Udzina in September 1945. Thermal radiation is formed as a result of the explosion, burned on the back of this woman's picture with kimono fabric.
25. Most of the territory of Hiroshima was wiped out a nuclear bomb. This is the first aerophotography after the explosion, made by September 1, 1945.
26. The area around the Sano-Shor-Kahn (Center for Promotion of Trade) in Hiroshima has turned into ruins after the explosion of the atomic bomb 100 meters away in 1945.
27. Corresponding stands among ruins in front of the skeleton of the building, which was the city theater, in Hiroshima, September 8, 1945, a month after the first atomic bomb was dropped by the United States, to expedite the surrender of Japan.
28. Ruins and a lonely skeleton of a building after the explosion of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima. Picture taken September 8, 1945.
29. Very few buildings remain in the devastated Hiroshima, Japanese city, which was razed to the ground by the explosion of the atomic bomb, as seen in this photo taken on Sept. 8, 1945. (AP Photo)
30. September 8, 1945. People walk on the cleared road among ruins, formed after the explosion of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on Aug. 6 of that year.
31. The Japanese discovered the ruins of the wreckage of child tricycle in Nagasaki on Sept. 17, 1945. Dropped on the city Aug. 9 nuclear bomb wiped almost everything within a radius of 6 kilometers and took the lives of thousands of civilians.
32. In this photo, which was provided by the Japan Association of Photographers consequences of a nuclear explosion in Hiroshima (Association of the Photographers of the Atomic (Bomb) Destruction of Hiroshima), - the victim of an atomic explosion. A man is in quarantine on the island Ninoshima in Hiroshima, Japan, 9 kilometers from the epicenter, the day after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the city.
33. Tram (top center) and his passengers dead after a bomb explosion over Nagasaki on August 9. Photo taken on Sept. 1, 1945.
34. People pass by lying on the tracks at the crossing Kamiyyasho tram in Hiroshima some time later after the city atomic bomb was dropped.
35. In this photo provided by the Japan Association of Photographers consequences of a nuclear explosion in Hiroshima (Association of the Photographers of the Atomic (Bomb) Destruction of Hiroshima), - the victim of an atomic explosion, which are located in the center of the tent with the 2 nd Military Hospital in Hiroshima, located on the shore River Ota in 1150 meters from the epicenter, August 7, 1945. The photo was taken the next day after the U.S. dropped on the city's first-ever atomic bomb.
36. Street view Hachobori in Hiroshima shortly after the Japanese city bomb was dropped.
37. Urakami Catholic Cathedral in Nagasaki, photographed 13 September 1945, was destroyed by the explosion of the atomic bomb.
38. Japanese soldier wandering among the ruins in search of recyclable materials in Nagasaki on Sept. 13, 1945, just over a month after the city exploded an atomic bomb.
39. A man with a loaded bike on the road cleared from the ruins of Nagasaki on Sept. 13, 1945, a month after the atomic bomb.
40. September 14, 1945, the Japanese are trying to drive through streets littered with the ruins on the outskirts of the city of Nagasaki, on which exploded a nuclear bomb.
41. The area of ​​Nagasaki had once been built up with industrial buildings and small houses. In the background are seen the ruins of the factory Mitsubishi and concrete school building, located at the foot of the hill.
42. On the top picture shows the bustling city of Nagasaki before the explosion, and the bottom - wasteland after the explosion of the atomic bomb. Circles measure off the distance from the explosion.
43. Japanese family eats rice in a shack built of rubble left in the place where he once was their home in Nagasaki on Sept. 14, 1945.
44. These huts, photographed 14 September 1945, were built from the wreckage of buildings that were destroyed by the explosion of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki.
45. In the Ginza district of the city of Nagasaki, which is similar to New York's Fifth Avenue shop owners devastated by the explosion of a nuclear bomb, they sell their wares on the sidewalks, September 30, 1945.
46. Sacred torii gate at the entrance was completely destroyed shrine in Nagasaki in October 1945.
47. Service in a Protestant church Nagarekava after the atomic bomb destroyed the church in Hiroshima in 1945.
48. A young man injured after explosion of a second nuclear bomb in the city of Nagasaki.
49. Maj. Thomas Ferebi, left, and captain of Moskvilya Kermit Bihan, right, of Houston, talking in a hotel in Washington, February 6, 1946. Ferebi is the man who dropped the bomb on Hiroshima, and his companion dropped the bomb on Nagasaki.
50. U.S. Navy sailors were among the ruins of Nagasaki, March 4, 1946.
51. View of the destroyed before the foundation of Hiroshima, Japan, April 1, 1946.
52. Ikimi Kikkawa shows their keloid scars remaining after the treatment of burns received during the atomic bomb in Hiroshima at the end of World War II.The photo was taken at the hospital of the Red Cross, June 5, 1947.
53. Akira Yamaguchi, shows off his scars after treatment of burns received during the explosion of a nuclear bomb in Hiroshima.
54. On the body Jinpa Teravama, a survivor after the explosion, the first ever atomic bomb, left numerous scars from burns, Hiroshima, June 1947.
55. Pilot Col. Paul W. Taybbets waving from the cockpit of his bomber on the base, located on the island of Tinian, August 6, 1945, before the flight, whose goal was to lose the first-ever atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. The day before, Tibbetts called the flying fortress B-29 "Enola Gay" in honor of his mother.

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