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Unformatted text preview: 200 miles were reported Effect of the Atomic Bomb Hiroshima B-29 superfortress, Enola Gay dropped Little Boy at 8:15 am on August 6, 1945 Exploded with the force of 12-15 kilotons of TNT Five square mile area was destroyed and 60% of the buildings were destroyed 12 140,000 people out of 350,000 total population were killed 9/10/2007 3 Effect of the Atomic Bomb Nagasaki B-29 superfortress, dropped Fat Man at 11:02 am on August 9, 1945 It exploded 1129 feet above the ground, with the force of 22 kilotons of TNT About 30% of the city including the entire industrial sector was destroyed 13 74,000 people were killed and about the same number were reported injured Japan surrendered on August 14, 1945 to end WWII...
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- Fall '07
- Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, fat man, plutonium bomb