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I had my degree in nuclear engineering and had been stationed at Los Alamos and also did some work on the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs.
David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  port city and shipbuilding center in southern Japan; on August 9, 1945 an Nagasaki became the second populated area to receive an atomic bomb
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  • I had my degree in nuclear engineering and had been stationed at Los Alamos and also did some work on the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Among the cities listed on the leaflets were Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • By going to Nagasaki, at the extreme south of Japan, or even to Shanghai, which is only eight hundred miles from here.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • And what about incinerating Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned

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  • While we were there, America destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki with atomic bombs, and the war with Japan came to an end.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • At two minutes after eleven o’clock on the morning of 9 August, the second atomic bomb was dropped, on Nagasaki.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • It was sent, Sensei says, from somewhere in Nagasaki.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • (Hiroshima had 140,000 dead, Nagasaki 70,000.) The Japanese "loot all, kill all, burn all" scorched-earth policy in North China would eventually reduce the population from forty-four million to twenty-five million.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • But one day in the classroom the professor of philosophy was blithely expounding on the illusory nature of the world for what seemed the fiftieth time and Phaedrus raised his hand and asked coldly if it was believed that the atomic bombs that had dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were illusory.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • On August 9 the second atomic bomb was dropped at Nagasaki.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up

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  • "This happened very late in the war," Hiro says, "and this camp was just outside of Nagasaki."
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • …icebergs, I see the superior oceans and the inferior ones, the Atlantic and Pacific, the sea of Mexico, the Brazilian sea, and the sea of Peru, The waters of Hindustan, the China sea, and the gulf of Guinea, The Japan waters, the beautiful bay of Nagasaki land-lock’d in its mountains, The spread of the Baltic, Caspian, Bothnia, the British shores, and the bay of Biscay, The clear-sunn’d Mediterranean, and from one to another of its islands, The White sea, and the sea around Greenland.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • Still later, he heard that the mother was alive and was on Goto Island, off Nagasaki.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • "Pilot," said Mr. Fogg, "I must take the American steamer at Yokohama, and not at Shanghai or Nagasaki."
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • It puts in at Yokohama and Nagasaki, but it starts from Shanghai.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Charles Sweeney, who later dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki, would write that his Catholic mother allowed only two images to be hung on the family’s dining-room wall: Jesus and FDR.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • In the ensuing fever of outrage in the country, the provision of adequate medical care for the victims of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs finally became a political issue.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • IN referring to those who went through the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, the Japanese tended to shy away from the term "survivors," because in its focus on being alive it might suggest some slight to the sacred dead.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • "Though it was a time of war," Grandma writes, "what happiness that January 1945 to hear from my niece Setsuko, in Nagasaki."
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • On August 9, Nagasaki, like Hiroshima, disappeared.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • The Nipponese caught up with them on a road iust outside of Nagasaki.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • In February, just as American air raids in Tokyo were intensifying, Mother went to help her cousin in Nagasaki.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • The casualty figures from this and other firebombing raids would be higher than those caused by the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki five months later.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • "My father was facing away from Nagasaki," Hiro says.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • In spite of all the dangers of travel, Grandma Kato went to Nagasaki to be with my mother and to help with the care of the new baby.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • Long before the American public had been told, most of the scientists and lots of nonscientists in Japan knew — from the calculations of Japanese nuclear physicists that a uranium bomb had exploded at Hiroshima and a more powerful one, of plutonium, at Nagasaki.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • Phileas Fogg, after paying the stipulated price of his passage to John Busby, and rewarding that worthy with the additional sum of five hundred and fifty pounds, ascended the steamer with Aouda and Fix; and they started at once for Nagasaki and Yokohama.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Did they leave the relatives in Nagasaki?
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • Young Mother at Nagasaki, am I not also there?
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • So Nagasaki?
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Eight days after Hiroshima, four days after Nagasaki, Emperor Hirohito, having determined that Japan must "endure the unendurable and suffer the insufferable," ordered the Japanese to cease fighting.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • I could not know that she and Grandma Kato had gone to Nagasaki to stay with Setsuko, her husband, who was a dentist, and their two children, four-year-old Tomio and the new baby, Chieko.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • Through a press code and other measures, General Douglas MacArthur, the supreme commander of the occupying forces, had strictly prohibited dissemination of or agitation for any reports on the consequences of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings — including the consequence of a desire for peace — and the officials evidently thought that Tanimoto’s peace center might get the local governments in trouble.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • (It was the late sixties before analyses indeed showed some chromosome aberrations in Hiroshima and Nagasaki survivors, and it would, of course, take much longer to tell what, if any, effects there would be on their progeny.) There were several ailments, less life-threatening than the cancers, that were thought by many doctors — and by most of the people who were subject to them — to have resulted from exposure to the bomb: several sorts of anemia, liver dysfunction, sexual problems,…
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • "With a simple bomb design and a Nagasaki yield you’d need anywhere from fifteen to fifty kilograms of HEU or six to nine kilograms of plutonium.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • My father," Raven says, grinning proudly, "was nuked twice: once at Nagasaki, when he was blinded, and then again in 1972, when the Americans nuked our homeland."
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • The night after the Nagasaki bombing she wrote: "I’m still hoping that you’ll go to college when the war is over and study journalism; that is, if you’re still interested in that kind of work.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
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