Nagasaki Day: August 9

Nagasaki Day: August 9

  • In 2019, the world is observing the 74th anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing that took place on August 9, 1945.
  • United States dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan and was codenamed “Fat Man” due to the design of the bomb as it had a wide, round shape.
  • The atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima (August 6) forced Japan to surrender, thus ending World War II. 

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