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54th Anniversary of the Bombing of Hiroshima Japan, August 6, 1999
- On August 4, 1945, the bomber Enola Gay flew from Tinian Island to drop an atomic weapon on the city of Hiroshima in Japan. This site has images from Tinian today, Hiroshima, and of the Enola Gay.
A-Bomb WWW Museum
- "Little Boy" is the nick name given to the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, in World War II. The A-Bomb WWW Museum discusses the use of atomic bombs during the war.
Akio Morita and Japan's Atomic Bomb
- Notes Sony founder Morita's stint as a scientist in the Imperial Japanese Navy. Includes selected Morita quotes.
Atomic Bomb: Decision
- Official American documents and personal accounts on the decision to use atomic armaments on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945 respectively.
Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima
- An eyewitness report written by Father P. Siemes, a Jesuit priest living near Hiroshima at the time of the atomic bombing. This report was handtyped only a few weeks after the bombing. Siemes, a German priest who was with the Novitists of the Society of Jesus in Nagatsuki, describes the aftermath of the bombing, the effects on the people of Hiroshima, and the efforts of his fellow priests to minister to the wounded.
- A large collection of links to information relating to the atomic bombing of Japan, it's aftermath, contemporary opinions regarding the necessity of the bombing, peace sites and other material.
- A collection of material on the development and use of the atomic bomb as well as the effects on society of the existence of the bomb. Includes photos, video clips, atomic tests, accidents and links.
Audio: The First Atomic Bomb Attack on Japan
- Real Audio and MP3 formats of an Excerpt of Harry S. Truman's Speech delivered August 6th, 1945.
BURN!: Toge Sankichi
- Poetry by Toge Sankichi a Hibakusha (A-bomb survivor)who died later of leukemia. Also includes Hiroshima artworks by Iri and Toshi Maruki.
Bomb Damage In Japan
- A collection of personal photos taken immediately after the war depicting the damage to Hiroshima and Nagasaki from the atomic bombing, as well as other Japanese cities due to conventional bombing.
CNN - Rare film documents devastation at Hiroshima
- "Rare footage of the aftermath of the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima has now been made available to the world". Includes a quicktime movie of recovered footage.
Children of the Manhattan Project
- An organization of surviving participants, descendents, and others interested in the Manhattan Project. Contains historic photos, documents, and recollections of participants.
City of Hiroshima: Atomic Bomb and Peace
- Historical information regarding the damage from the bombing of the city. Also includes information about the Peace Memorial, the A-Domes registration as a World Heritage Site, and about the city today.
- Information on Germany's nuclear research before the Second World War and its atomic weapons program during the war. Includes a chronology of early nuclear research and the German and American atomic programs.
Damages Caused by Atomic Bombs
- Facts and figures relating to the damage to the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the atomic bombing including panoramic photo of Hiroshima after the bombing.
Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb
- "Links to the digital versions of the "Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb" study collection held at the Truman Presidential Library."
Documentation and Diagrams of the Atomic Bomb
- Outlines the history of the development of the atomic bomb and describes the mechanisms by which it works. Discusses both atomic and thermonuclear weapons.
Documents Relating to the Development of the Atomic Bomb and Its use on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
- Comprehensive collection of online documents relating to the bombing and related issues.
Fifty years from Trinity
- A group of articles from the Seattle Times to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the first nuclear test (code named Trinity).
General Paul Tibbets, World War II and the Enola Gay
- The official site of General Paul Tibbets, pilot of the plane that dropped the Hiroshima bomb.
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