Hiroshima: Dropping the bomb (Mahmoud)

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Hiroshima: Dropping the bomb (Mahmoud)

  1. 2. Hiroshima aftermath
  2. 3. <ul><li>The Manhattan Project. </li></ul><ul><li>Causes that push U.S. to use atomic bomb. </li></ul><ul><li>Why Hiroshima ? </li></ul><ul><li>The little boy. </li></ul><ul><li>A Bomb Day. </li></ul><ul><li>The atomization. </li></ul><ul><li>Post attack casualties. </li></ul><ul><li>A bomb over Nagasaki. </li></ul>
  3. 4. The Manhattan Project. <ul><li>The research on atom bomb was called Manhatten project </li></ul><ul><li>In July 16-1945 the U.S. successfully carried out the world’s first nuclear weapons test in the desert of New Mexico. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Nuclear weapon test in the desert of New Mexico
  5. 6. <ul><li>Causes that push U.S. to use atomic bomb. </li></ul>The Pearl Harbour in America had been bombed and allied nations wanted to revenge.
  6. 7. The ultimate decision lay in the hand of that man. Harry Trauman The U.S. President
  7. 8. The Little Boy!! <ul><li>It’s the name of the atomic bomb that had been dropped on Hiroshima </li></ul><ul><li>It was made with Uranium-235 </li></ul>
  8. 9. A Bomb Day. <ul><li>In the morning of the 6 th August 1945 plans of first atomic mission were set. </li></ul><ul><li>The main plane was called “ Enola Gay ” piloted and commanded by “ Paul Tibbits ” was lunched from north field air base on Tinian in the west pacific. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Enola Gay Paul Tibbets
  10. 11. Paul Tibbets with Enola Gay Plane
  11. 12. The Atomisation <ul><li>The Bomb was fused and set to explode not on contact. </li></ul><ul><li>It was to burst 2000 feet above the town. </li></ul>
  12. 13. Post attack casualties. <ul><li>According to most estimates the bombing of Hiroshima killed approximately 70.000 people due to immediate effects of blast. </li></ul><ul><li>Estimate of total deaths by the end of 1945 “140.000” due to burns, radiation and related diseases. </li></ul><ul><li>Some estimates state up to 200.000 had died by 1950 due to cancer. </li></ul>
  13. 15. A bomb over Nagasaki. <ul><li>In August 9 th 1945 three days after Hiroshima was destroyed U.S. Army Air Force plane released an atomic bomb “Fat Man” on Nagasaki. </li></ul>
  14. 16. 6 days after detonation over Nagasaki, Japan announced its surrender to the allied powers

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