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August 6-- 75th Anniversary to the 'Black Days' of Hiroshima--A Moment through the History

Just before the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima on August 6, two incidents reminded those tragic days scenes in every eyes through, Lebanese explosion and the UAE massive fire.

August 6-- 75th Anniversary of the Black Days in Hiroshima-- A Moment through those Days

 Hiroshima Day commemorates the dark days of 1945 that shocked the world's conscience. 75 years ago, on Monday, August 6, 1945, at 8.15 am, the world's first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, a city on the Japanese island of Honshu. The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a U.S. military base in Hiroshima.

Three days later, on August 9, it dropped another bomb on Nagasaki, killing hundreds of thousands of people and affecting many more who would suffer the effects of the radiation from the blast and the “black rain” that fell in the aftermath of the explosions.

August 6-- 75th Anniversary of the Black Days in Hiroshima-- A Moment through those Days

After the conclusion of World War II in 1945, the relations between Japan and the US worsened, especially after Japan forces decided to take an aim at Indochina with the intention of capturing the oil-rich areas of the East Indies. Therefore, US president Harry Truman authorised the use of atomic bombs in order to make Japan surrender in WWII, which it did.

On the morning of August 6, a B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped the atomic bomb called “Little Boy” with a force of over 20,000 tonnes of TNT on the city of Hiroshima, when most of the industrial workers had already reported to work, many were en route and children were in school. The US Strategic Bombing Survey of 1946 notes that the bomb, which had exploded slightly northwest of the centre of the city, killed over 80,000 people and injured as many.

August 6-- 75th Anniversary of the Black Days in Hiroshima-- A Moment through those Days

Three days later, another atomic bomb called “Fat Man” was dropped over Nagasaki around 11:00 am local time killing more than 40,000 people. The 1946 survey notes that due to the uneven terrain of Nagasaki, damage there was confined to the valley over which the bomb exploded and, therefore, “the area of nearly complete devastation” was much smaller, about 1.8 square miles.

That 'little boy' burned to ashes one and a half million people in an instant. Thirty-seven thousand people were severely burned by nuclear radiation. They jumped into boiling rivers and wells to cool their scorched bodies, for a drop of water with melted skin and flesh. More than four million survivors and their descendants were stricken with cancer and later died in hell. Is still dying.

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