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Timeline Event:


Aug 06, 1945

The U.S B-29 Superfortress, Enola Gay, drops an atomic bomb on the Japanese industrial city of Hiroshima. The city is leveled, and an estimated 100,000 people are killed immediately (another 100,000 will die later from radiation sickness and burns). On August 9, a second bomb will be dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

Source:  World War II History


Date Added: 2010-07-31



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