Tuesday, August 9, 2016

STRANGE LOVE ~










WIKIPEDIA:


Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Part of the Pacific WarWorld War II
Two aerial photos of atomic bomb mushroom clouds, over two Japanese cities in 1945.
Atomic bomb mushroom clouds over Hiroshima (left) and Nagasaki (right)
DateAugust 6 and August 9, 1945
LocationHiroshima and NagasakiEmpire of Japan
ResultAllied victory
Belligerents
 United States
Support from:
 United Kingdom
 Japan
Commanders and leaders
United States William S. Parsons
United States Paul W. Tibbets, Jr.
United States Charles Sweeney
United States Frederick Ashworth
Empire of Japan Shunroku Hata
Units involved
Manhattan District: 50 U.S., 2 British
509th Composite Group: 1,770 U.S.
Second General Army:
Hiroshima: 40,000 (5 Anti-aircraft batteries)
Nagasaki: 9,000 (4 Anti-aircraft batteries)
Casualties and losses
20 British, Dutch, and US prisoners of war killed
Hiroshima:
  • 20,000+ soldiers killed
  • 70,000–146,000 civilians killed
Nagasaki:
  • 39,000–80,000 killed
Total: 129,000–246,000+ killed

No comments: