On August 6th,1945 an American B-29 bomber dubbed Enola Gay dropped an Atomic bomb in the Japanese city Hiroshima. This was the first time when nuclear weapons were used in the war. 'Little Boy' bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. This attack took around 90000-166,000 lives of the people.
After a span of 3 days, another nuclear attack clasped in Nagasaki on 9th August 1945. It was named as 'Fat Man' bomb and it also took around 60,000-80,000 lives. This attack has a heavy devastating effect on the public till date. The effects of these attacks are seen till date in those areas.
Unknown Facts About Hiroshima and Nagasaki Attacks:
US officials later clarified that Nagasaki was not the city added to be attacked. But because of the Kyoto was lent off from those major five cities, so they selected Nagasaki to attack.
Little Boy was made of Uranium-235 and the Fat Man was made of Plutonium. Nagasaki bomb has the most complex design and Features.
It is believed that these two attacks were not the deadliest one. Operation Meetinghouse, the firebombing of the US on Tokyo on March 9, 1945, is the deadliest attack considered till date.
Before the attacks American Army dropped Pamplates in Japan mentioning about some big is going to happen.
Oleander is the official flower of city Hiroshima. This was the first flower that grew after the attacks.
The codename of the bombs was taken from John Huston's 1941 film The Maltese Falcon.
'Peace Flame' is burning from 1945 till date to pay homage to the sufferers.