"The first atomic bomb, exploded in the desert of New Mexico, created such intense heat that it fused the desert sand to glass." (July 16, 1945) The device exploded with an energy equivalent around 20 kilotons of TNT. It left a crater of radioactive glass in the desert 10 feet deep and 1,100 feet wide. The shock wave was felt over 100 miles away, and the mushroom cloud reached 7.5 miles in height. Wikipedia
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Shadows and Foreshadowing at Nagasaki
Atomic shadows at Nagasaki When U.S. Secretary of War William Howard Taft arrived in Nagasaki Harbor on July 31, 1905, he and the huge imperial retinue about the SS Manchuria were given a rapturous welcome. As the ship departed that evening, notes James Bradley in his infuriatingly informative history The Imperial Cruise, Nagasaki's mayor toasted Taft and his party with champagne. The Sumo-sized American functionary then led the throng in a war chant to celebrate Japan's battlefield triumphs…
Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Visual Retrospective
In this chilling WMD retrospective by photographer Martin Miller, we are confronted with beautifully shot images of menacing doomsday devices. These haunting black and white photographs will…
The intense heat and light of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb blasts left behind ghostly silhouettes of human beings whose lives were erased in an instant. These shadows are permanently etched.
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The Ten Most Iconic Photos Of The 1940s
Atomic Bomb in Hiroshima, 1945 - It was the second atomic bomb ever and the mushroom cloud in the photo gives the scope of the devastation; 150,000 people were killed or injured.
Gallery of Cold War Weapons Of Mass Destruction Images
A collection of rare images offering an insight into the weapons of mass destruction during the Cold War era.
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- AUGUST 6, 1945: U.S. AIR FORCE BOMBER 'ENOLA GAY' DROPS ATOMIC BOMB ON HIROSHIMA, ULTIMATELY KILLING 166,000 PEOPLE. (photo actually of Nagasaki blast) The Hiroshima bomb was nicknamed 'Little Boy'. A second bomb was nicknamed 'Fat Man'. Three days later Enola Gay drops Fat Man on Nagasaki. Six days after Nagasaki bombing, Japan announces its surrender to the Allied Powers. - JUNE 10, 1959: FRENCH FILM DIRECTOR ALAIN RESNAIS RELEASES 'HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR', A DRAMA ABOUT AN INTERRACIAL…