Fat Man and Little Boy: the bombs dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima, Japan, which resulted in massive destruction and the surrender of the Japanese during WWII.

Fat Man and Little Boy: the bombs dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima, Japan, which resulted in massive destruction and the surrender of the Japanese during WWII.

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Hiroshima before (top) & after (bottom). An aerial view of the mass destruction on Hiroshima caused by "Little Boy". Out of 90,000 buildings, 60,000 were destroyed. (picture): http://alonglookatyou.blogspot.ca/2010/01/hiroshima-before-and-after.html     source (info): http://www.atomicarchive.com/Docs/MED/med_chp9.shtml

Hiroshima before (top) & after (bottom). An aerial view of the mass destruction on Hiroshima caused by "Little Boy". Out of 90,000 buildings, 60,000 were destroyed. (picture): http://alonglookatyou.blogspot.ca/2010/01/hiroshima-before-and-after.html source (info): http://www.atomicarchive.com/Docs/MED/med_chp9.shtml

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The Enola Gay dropped the "Little Boy" atomic bomb on Hiroshima. In this photograph are five of the aircraft's ground crew with mission commander Paul Tibbets in the center.

The Enola Gay dropped the "Little Boy" atomic bomb on Hiroshima. In this photograph are five of the aircraft's ground crew with mission commander Paul Tibbets in the center.

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George Caron, fotógrafo militar. Cielo de Hiroshima, agosto de 1945. Nube de la bomba atómica "Little Boy", lanzada desde el avión B-29, Enola Gay.

George Caron, fotógrafo militar. Cielo de Hiroshima, agosto de 1945. Nube de la bomba atómica "Little Boy", lanzada desde el avión B-29, Enola Gay.

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Little Boy was the codename for the type of atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 by the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay.

Little Boy was the codename for the type of atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 by the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay.

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Mushroom cloud from the atomic bomb " little boy " , weighed 9,700 lbs , had a yield of 18,000 kilotons .

Mushroom cloud from the atomic bomb " little boy " , weighed 9,700 lbs , had a yield of 18,000 kilotons .

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Paul Tibbets stands by the Enola Gay in an undisclosed location. The Enola Gay a B-29 was the first plane to drop an atomic bomb. Tibbets, his crew, and the Enola Gay dropped the bomb (Little Boy) on Hiroshima Aug 6, 1945. Three days later another bigger bomb (Fat Man) was dropped on Nagasaki. The two bombs effectively ended the war in Japan.

Paul Tibbets stands by the Enola Gay in an undisclosed location. The Enola Gay a B-29 was the first plane to drop an atomic bomb. Tibbets, his crew, and the Enola Gay dropped the bomb (Little Boy) on Hiroshima Aug 6, 1945. Three days later another bigger bomb (Fat Man) was dropped on Nagasaki. The two bombs effectively ended the war in Japan.

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Original caption:"Little Boy" the night before it was dropped on Hiroshima.
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