Hiroshima-The forgotten History.

Today marks the 74th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing. So much has already been documented about this, so therefore I will focusing more on the lesser known facts about that fateful day and the aftermath The crew of the Enola Gay consisted of 12 men. Prior to the war in the Pacifc and taking commandContinue reading “Hiroshima-The forgotten History.”

Enola Gay’s ‘Little Boy’

“Little Boy” was the codename for the atomic bomb dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on 6 August 1945 during World War II by the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay, piloted by Colonel Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., commander of the 509th Composite Group of the United States Army Air Forces. It was the first atomic bomb to be used in warfare. The Hiroshima bombing was the second artificial nuclear explosion in history, after the TrinityContinue reading “Enola Gay’s ‘Little Boy’”

Hiroshima

8.15 AM 6 August 1945 is the date that changed the lives for everyone in Hiroshima. This is the time when the first ever atom bomb’Little Boy’, was dropped. The explosion wiped out 90 percent of the city and immediately killed 80,000 people; tens of thousands more would later die of radiation exposure. Hiroshima, aContinue reading “Hiroshima”