Sunday, August 07, 2005

Hiroshima - 60 years ago

Sixty years ago today. The first atomic device to be used in war, it was dropped by the Enola Gay, a US bomber on Japan. It exploded over Hiroshima at 08:15 local time on the 6th of August 1945 killing an estmated 140,000 people
[01:20 GMT 07/08/2005]

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