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Interactive: Hiroshima, Nagasaki remembered

  • Published at 04:36 pm August 7th, 2018
Never forget Hiroshima
Never forget Hiroshima / BIGSTOCK

73rd anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On August 6, 1945, a single American aircraft dropped an atom bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Three days later Nagasaki met the same fate. Japan surrendered within a week, ending World War II. More than 120,000 of the 450,000 people in the two cities were killed, and a further 100,000 died from radiation-related illnesses in the following years