Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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    Hiroshima and Nagasaki

  • "The Gadget" is Developed

    "The Gadget" is Developed
    The Gadget was the first implosion powered fission nuclear bomb. The weapon started being build on July 12, 1945, continued to July 14, when the core was put in, and finished on July 15 when the detonator was installed.
  • "Fat Man" is Built

    "Fat Man" is Built
    There aren't any records on the internet of when the bomb used to blow up Nagasaki was build but it was very close to the dates that the other two atomic weapons were made.
  • "Little Boy" Was Built

    "Little Boy" Was Built
    In 1945 the gun powered nuclear fission bomb "Little Boy" was built as part the Manhattan Project to drop over Hiroshima.
  • The Trinity Test

    The Trinity Test
    The Trinity Test took place on Trinity Site Zero in the Jornada del Muerto desert on July 16, 1945 at 5:29AM. It was the succsessful detonation of "The Gadget" and the start of nuclear weapons.
  • Final Targets were Decided

    Final Targets were Decided
    The final targets for the bombings are decided as Hiroshima, Kokura and Nagasaki.
  • Hiroshima Was Bombed

    Hiroshima Was Bombed
    On the 6th of August, 8:15AM the B-29 Enola Gay dropped "Little Boy" on Hiroshima.
  • Nagasaki Was Bombed

    Nagasaki Was Bombed