The Bombing ofThe Bombing of
Hiroshima and NagasakiHiroshima and Nagasaki
By Ricardo UribeBy Ricardo Uribe
andand
James Tr...
ObjectiveObjective
 This slide show willThis slide show will
show the reasoningshow the reasoning
behind, the effects,beh...
Potsdam DeclarationPotsdam Declaration
 Truman’s FirstTruman’s First
attempt atattempt at
negotiating withnegotiating wit...
Reasoning for the Use of the AtomReasoning for the Use of the Atom
BombBomb
 Japan refused the DeclarationJapan refused t...
Choosing TargetsChoosing Targets
 There were four targets to chooseThere were four targets to choose
from: Hiroshima, Kok...
Special DeliverySpecial Delivery
 A B-29A B-29
SuperfortressSuperfortress
bomber named thebomber named the
Enola GayEnola...
Special DeliverySpecial Delivery
 On August 6, 1945, Paul W. Tibbets andOn August 6, 1945, Paul W. Tibbets and
his crew d...
AftermathAftermath
 An estimated total ofAn estimated total of
237,000 related237,000 related
deaths resulted fromdeaths ...
Aftermath (cont)Aftermath (cont)
 Of the city’s 90,000 buildings, 60,000Of the city’s 90,000 buildings, 60,000
were destr...
Round 2Round 2
 Three days later on August 9, 1945, theThree days later on August 9, 1945, the
second atomic bomb named “...
DeliveryDelivery
 Another B-29Another B-29
named thenamed the
BockscarBockscar droppeddropped
the “Fat Man” onthe “Fat Ma...
AftermathAftermath
 The death toll (ofThe death toll (of
all related deaths)all related deaths)
was about 135,000was abou...
PeacePeace
 Japan surrenderedJapan surrendered
to the Alliedto the Allied
Powers on AugustPowers on August
14, 194514, 19...
The EndThe End
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  1. 1. The Bombing ofThe Bombing of Hiroshima and NagasakiHiroshima and Nagasaki By Ricardo UribeBy Ricardo Uribe andand James TruongJames Truong
  2. 2. ObjectiveObjective  This slide show willThis slide show will show the reasoningshow the reasoning behind, the effects,behind, the effects, and the aftermathand the aftermath of the bombings ofof the bombings of Hiroshima andHiroshima and NagasakiNagasaki
  3. 3. Potsdam DeclarationPotsdam Declaration  Truman’s FirstTruman’s First attempt atattempt at negotiating withnegotiating with JapanJapan  Called for Japan’sCalled for Japan’s unconditionalunconditional surrender and ansurrender and an end to Militarismend to Militarism in Japanin Japan  Issued on July 26Issued on July 26
  4. 4. Reasoning for the Use of the AtomReasoning for the Use of the Atom BombBomb  Japan refused the DeclarationJapan refused the Declaration  The USA did not want to invadeThe USA did not want to invade JapanJapan  They reasoned that using the A-They reasoned that using the A- bomb would deliver a huge blow tobomb would deliver a huge blow to JapanJapan  This would save the lives of hundredsThis would save the lives of hundreds of thousands of American troopsof thousands of American troops
  5. 5. Choosing TargetsChoosing Targets  There were four targets to chooseThere were four targets to choose from: Hiroshima, Kokura, Nagasaki,from: Hiroshima, Kokura, Nagasaki, and Niigataand Niigata  Hiroshima and Nagasaki wereHiroshima and Nagasaki were selected because they were leftselected because they were left mostly untouched by war.mostly untouched by war.
  6. 6. Special DeliverySpecial Delivery  A B-29A B-29 SuperfortressSuperfortress bomber named thebomber named the Enola GayEnola Gay waswas chosen to dropchosen to drop the first bombthe first bomb on Hiroshimaon Hiroshima
  7. 7. Special DeliverySpecial Delivery  On August 6, 1945, Paul W. Tibbets andOn August 6, 1945, Paul W. Tibbets and his crew dropped the Uranium-basedhis crew dropped the Uranium-based Atomic bomb on Hiroshima.Atomic bomb on Hiroshima.  The bomb was code named “Little Boy.”The bomb was code named “Little Boy.”
  8. 8. AftermathAftermath  An estimated total ofAn estimated total of 237,000 related237,000 related deaths resulted fromdeaths resulted from the explosion.the explosion.  Most deaths andMost deaths and injuries occurredinjuries occurred when people werewhen people were trapped in theirtrapped in their burning houses orburning houses or struck by debris.struck by debris.
  9. 9. Aftermath (cont)Aftermath (cont)  Of the city’s 90,000 buildings, 60,000Of the city’s 90,000 buildings, 60,000 were destroyedwere destroyed  This left many survivors homelessThis left many survivors homeless
  10. 10. Round 2Round 2  Three days later on August 9, 1945, theThree days later on August 9, 1945, the second atomic bomb named “Fat Man”second atomic bomb named “Fat Man” was dropped on Nagasaki.was dropped on Nagasaki.
  11. 11. DeliveryDelivery  Another B-29Another B-29 named thenamed the BockscarBockscar droppeddropped the “Fat Man” onthe “Fat Man” on Nagasaki.Nagasaki.
  12. 12. AftermathAftermath  The death toll (ofThe death toll (of all related deaths)all related deaths) was about 135,000was about 135,000
  13. 13. PeacePeace  Japan surrenderedJapan surrendered to the Alliedto the Allied Powers on AugustPowers on August 14, 194514, 1945  Emperor HirohitoEmperor Hirohito accepted theaccepted the PotsdamPotsdam DeclarationDeclaration
  14. 14. The EndThe End

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