The uranium bomb dropped on Hiroshima (above) was nicknamed "Little Boy". The plutonium bomb dropped on Nagasaki three days later was called "Fat Man". [2]

"I could see a great bare eyeball," Michihiko Hachiya dreamed after Hiroshima, "bigger than life, hovering over my head, staring point blank at me" [1]

The picture above: early fireball of a postwar atomic bomb test [1]
August 6, 1945, 8:16 a.m.: Hiroshima dies. The Photo was taken from the burning roof of the Fukuya department store. [2]

[1] Richard Rhodes - THE MAKING OF THE AYOMIC BOMB - Fig. 127 - Simon and Schuster - New York - 1986.
[2] Peter Widen - DAY ONE - BEFORE HIROSHIMA AND AFTER - Warner Books - 1984.


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