What cities in Japan were bombed by atomic bombs in World War II, as recounted in Richard Rhodes's The Making of the Atomic Bomb?What city was bombed by "Little Boy"?What city was bombed...

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On August 6, 1945, the first atomic bomb, nicknamed "Little Boy", was dropped on the city of Hiroshima. Three days later, a second bomb, nicknamed "Fat Man", was dropped on the city of Nagasaki.  The carnage was horrific - more than 140,000 people were killed in the first bombing, and 70,000 in the second. Both cities were largely destroyed. 


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