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Friday, July 27, 2007

WarWWII → Victim of atomic bombing of Hiroshima

The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were nuclear attacks during World War II against the Empire of Japan by the United States of America under US President Harry S. Truman. On August 6, 1945, the first choice target, Hiroshima, was having clear weather. At 8:15 a.m. (local time), the Enola Gay's door sprang open and dropped "Little Boy." The bomb exploded 1,900 feet above the city and only missed the target, the Aioi Bridge, by approximately 800 feet. Staff Sergeant George Caron, the tail gunner, described what he saw: "The mushroom cloud itself was a spectacular sight, a bubbling mass of purple-gray smoke and you could see it had a red core in it and everything was burning inside... It looked like lava or molasses covering a whole city..." The cloud is estimated to have reached a height of 40,000 feet.

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Hiroshima's population has been estimated at 350,000; approximately 70,000 died immediately from the explosion and another 70,000 died from radiation within five years. A survivor described the damage to people: "The appearance of people was... well, they all had skin blackened by burns... They had no hair because their hair was burned, and at a glance you couldn't tell whether you were looking at them from in front or in back... They held their arms bent [forward] like this... and their skin - not only on their hands, but on their faces and bodies too - hung down... If there had been only one or two such people... perhaps I would not have had such a strong impression. But wherever I walked I met these people... Many of them died along the road - I can still picture them in my mind -- like walking ghosts..."

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Gaw! I would have rather died than look like that the rest of my life.
2009-07-13 07:46:03

I feel very bad but I doubt many Japanese get to see what was done in their name if their government can help it.Im ashamed as a human being not so much as an American.The Axis threw off the gloves of humanity very deliberately.
2009-07-09 00:03:26

dead gooks
i hate asians, fuck them animal abusing nobody's
2009-07-02 05:58:15

ma perche??c era un motivo si?non ho mai capito il perche??mai!
2009-06-29 02:52:30

you cant select targets with such rediculous weaponry. Einstein is howling with shame and guilt.
2009-06-29 00:49:30

droping "little boy" on innocent civilians is the same as a robber holding hostages. its like saying go away or we'll kill them all. couldnt they have drop it on the military instead? atleast they're perpaired to die. is ending the war faster better if 100x more people die? our goverment is a bunch of bullys, theives and murders.
our goverment is like a poison apple you woundnt know untill you take a bite.
2009-06-27 22:10:42

American Gavament doesn't change anything even now. They are doing same fucking things in middle east asia.
2009-06-25 07:03:29

lol i agree america is falling apart but it doesant mean were pussies and the reason why we cant take control of a "disorganised organistaion" is because one they have more terrorist comming from other countries and 2 its guerilla warfare there using hit in run tactics if it were a direct confrontation between the 2 we would obviously be on top but its not goin that way amd abpit ww2 we sorta stopped hitler idk wtf ur talking about sure we had allies but if it wasant for US involvment im sure the war woulda lasted much longer and more ppl would have died
2009-06-25 00:05:12

@wild bill

America are pussies, you can't even take control over a disorganised organisation like al qaeda and sat back during WWII like pussies to see who was winning before getting involved, fucking cowards. And of course you can't even keep control of your own country, being raped by immigrants and shooting eachother like fucking animals and now, you have a nigger as a president. Nice work, "douchebag".
2009-06-24 00:15:50

wild bill
To Dave If America=shit, GET THE FUCK OUT.You pimpley assed pussy.It was the the deaths of thousands of American war hero's that allows assholes like you to put garbage like that out there.Douchebag!
2009-06-20 02:49:20

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