is the nickname of the atomic bomb the B-29 Enola Gay bomber dropped on August 6, 1945 on Hiroshima. It killed about 140,000 people instantly and within the first year, almost all of them civilians. The death toll rose to over 250,000 victims due to radiation-induced illness.
The watch to the right stopped at the moment of the attack.
The Manhattan Project
Photographs and eyewitness accounts
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
2007 Hiroshima Peace Declaration
The Victims — Hibakusha
Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes
Please watch the animated film Grave of the Fireflies directed by Isao Takahata for Studio Ghibli, about the firebombing of Kobe in March of 1945. It is the most powerful anti-war movie I know.
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