Informative Essay About Hiroshima Bombing

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About the author: My name is LaQuefa Shluckerbule, and I am a reporter for the New York times, I am 34 years old, I am from the United States.

Three days ago on August 6th the most powerful weapon in history, an atomic bomb with explosive power of 20,000 tons of tnt was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Japan. After the United States bomb was dropped, the President Truman of the United States warned Japan to surrender or be wiped out threatening to drop more of the atomic bombs if Japan did not drop out of the war.

The atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, the reason was the city of Hiroshima was bombed because it had an important japanese military base. The bomb had an explosive power of 20,000 tons of tnt. It was the most explosive bomb
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In the first 24 hours of the Hiroshima bombing more than 90000 people died from the fires and the initial blast. Just because the bomb has already been dropped the death toll rises everyday because of injuries from the blast and radiation from the bomb. People who live 10 - 15 miles from the drop zone will most likely have health issues and some will die because the radiation doesn't immediately kill you but if you're exposed to it it starts to destroy your insides which makes you extremely and results in a long slow death. Deaths from radiation in Hiroshima are expected to kill another 50000 people over the next decade. One of the reason so many more will die is because there is no hospitals left in the city capable of caring for the now injured and sick

In Nagasaki the effects were bad but not nearly as bad as Hiroshima. But were still devastating. After the bombed dropped more than 40% of the city was destroyed. Schools, homes, hospitals, churches had simply disappeared off the face of the earth. Survivors of the day were quoted on the horrible experience one said, “It was just a normal day in the city I have spent my whole life, and out of the blue my life changed for ever.”In Nagasaki 40000 people died on the first day after the bobbed was dropped and an expected 30000 are expected to die from their exposure to radiation over the next

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