Major Sweeney then flew to the secondary target and dropped the atomic bomb

Major sweeney then flew to the secondary target and

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flying over the city, the clouds became too thick for Major Charles Sweeny to see. Major Sweeney then flew to the secondary target and dropped the atomic bomb. Nearly 80,000 lives were lost during the explosion. Reference: Connection Between Event 8 to 9: After the devastation from the bombing of Nagasaki, Japan finally surrendered to the United States. Event 9: Title: The Japanese Surrender (1945 – 1945) Image: - OIMW6vML4970_dmeU6zHvVP67x-dIEt Description: After seeing the destruction of his country, Prime Minister Kantaro Suzuki accepted his defeat. The Japanese then relayed their intention to surrender to the United States. Aboard the USS Missouri, Prime Minister Suzuki signed the United States’ unconditional surrender documents. With this signature, World War II had finally come to end. Reference: Event 10: Title: The Aftermath of the Atomic Bombs Image: Description: Due to radioactive nature of both atomic bombs, everyone within a 12-mile radius of the blast was affected. This affect could come as instant incineration all the to radioactive rains. Many of those who were wounded were unable to get care as 93% of hospitals were destroyed. Even 5 to 10 years later, there was a high rate of cancer development. Reference: - bombings/
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  • Spring '08
  • VictoriaAllison
  • World War II, Nuclear weapon, Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, President Franklin Roosevelt, President Harry Truman

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