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Aug 06, 1945

The American B-29 bomber, known as the Enola Gay, dropped the first atomic bomb on an inhabited area. The bomb named "Little Boy" was dropped over the center of Hiroshima, Japan. An estimated 140,000 people were killed. http://link.history.com/services/player/bcpid18808667001?bctid=1209892717 "Atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima," History.com, http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history.do?action=Article&id=6542 (accessed Aug 6, 2009).

Theater:  Pacific Theater

Source:  World War II History


Date Added: 2010-05-06



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