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A ppt persentation on hiroshima snd nagasaki atomic bomb blast by abhishek goyal.

A ppt persentation on hiroshima snd nagasaki atomic bomb blast by abhishek goyal.

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  • 1. The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki By ABHISHEK GOYAL CLASS IX
  • 2. Objective
    • This slide show will show the reasoning behind, the effects, and the aftermath of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  • 3. Potsdam Declaration
    • Truman’s First attempt at negotiating with Japan
    • Called for Japan’s unconditional surrender and an end to Militarism in Japan
    • Issued on July 26
  • 4. Reasoning for the Use of the Atom Bomb
    • Japan refused the Declaration
    • The USA did not want to invade Japan
    • They reasoned that using the A-bomb would deliver a huge blow to Japan
    • This would save the lives of hundreds of thousands of American troops
  • 5. Choosing Targets
    • There were four targets to choose from: Hiroshima, Kokura, Nagasaki, and Niigata
    • Hiroshima and Nagasaki were selected because they were left mostly untouched by war.
  • 6.  
  • 7. Special Delivery
    • A B-29 Superfortress bomber named the Enola Gay was chosen to drop the first bomb on Hiroshima
  • 8. Special Delivery
    • On August 6, 1945, Paul W. Tibbets and his crew dropped the Uranium-based Atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
    • The bomb was code named “Little Boy.”
  • 9. Aftermath
    • An estimated total of 237,000 related deaths resulted from the explosion.
    • Most deaths and injuries occurred when people were trapped in their burning houses or struck by debris.
  • 10. Aftermath (cont)
    • Of the city’s 90,000 buildings, 60,000 were destroyed
    • This left many survivors homeless
  • 11.  
  • 12. Round 2
    • Three days later on August 9, 1945, the second atomic bomb named “Fat Man” was dropped on Nagasaki.
  • 13. Delivery
    • Another B-29 named the Bockscar dropped the “Fat Man” on Nagasaki.
  • 14. Aftermath
    • The death toll (of all related deaths) was about 135,000
  • 15. Peace
    • Japan surrendered to the Allied Powers on August 14, 1945
    • Emperor Hirohito accepted the Potsdam Declaration
  • 16. The End