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Sunday, May 6, 2012

ATOMIC BOMB IN HEROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI



Genesis 19:24

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Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven;





On August 6, 1945, during World War II (1939-45), an American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion wiped out 90 percent of the city and immediately killed 80,000 people; tens of thousands more would later die of radiation exposure. Three days later, a second B-29 dropped another A-bomb on Nagasaki, killing an estimated 40,000 people. Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced his country's unconditional surrender in World War II in a radio address on August 15, citing the devastating power of "a new and most cruel bomb.



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