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Never-before-seen image of Hiroshima bomb explosion for sale for $50k

Top secret raid: The Enola Gay dropped the Hiroshima bomb on August 6, 1945, three days before another atomic payload was dropped on Nagasaki


'Give 'em Hell Harry' -- Harry S. Truman the 33rd Pres of the USA was born today 5-8 in 1884. He was Prez for the end of WWII. For many a US Boomers he was the first Prez we knew. He passed in 1972.


TIL that allied carpet bombing of Tokyo killed more civilians than the atomic bombing of both Nagasaki and Hiroshima combined.

Washington, Aug. 6 -- The White House and War Department announced today that an atomic bomb, possessing more power than 20,000 tons of TNT, a destructive force equal to the load of 2,000 B-29's and more than 2,000 times the blast power of what previously was the world's most devastating bomb, had been dropped on Japan.

from Spoon & Tamago

Antiwar Posters by Graphic Designer Shigeo Fukuda

If Shigeo Fukuda were alive today, I wonder what he would say; what he would make. The Japanese influential graphic designer – he passed away in 2009 – used minimal graphics to voice antiwar and environmental advocacy messages. Perhaps the most well-known, or the one that stands out most to me,

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Hiroshima and Nagasaki 2x Atomic Bomb Survivor Worksheet

Special flash freebie! in honor of the anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing, this amazing Hiroshima and Nagasaki 2x Atomic Bomb Survivor Worksheet is free today (8/9) only!