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Hiroshima

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Definition port city in Japan; on August 6, 1945 it was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • The United States detonated a nuclear weapon over Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 and then another above Nagasaki on August 9th before Japan surrendered.
Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • They estimate that hundreds of times as much radioactive material was released from the Chernobyl accident as was released by the bombing of Hiroshima.
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • At POW Camp 10-D, on the far side of the mountains by Hiroshima, prisoner Ferron Cummins felt a concussion roll down from the hills, and the air warmed strangely.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Hiroshima = Japanese port city that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • We were like the Japanese who survived the initial blast of the Hiroshima bomb.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • Japanese people from Hiroshima paraded silently past Windsor Castle.
    Mina Baites  --  The Silver Music Box
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • A few of the trains slipped past Hiroshima.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • John Falconer, a survivor of the Bataan Death March, looked out as Hiroshima neared.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • The men fell silent, piecing together the rumors of one giant bomb vaporizing Hiroshima and the abrupt end to the war.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • A guard said something to Louie that stuck in his head: Hiroshima had been hit by cholera.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • Below it, Hiroshima was boiling.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • On August 9, Nagasaki, like Hiroshima, disappeared.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • Among the cities listed on the leaflets were Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • Tibbets spoke over the interphone: "It's Hiroshima."
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • It hits the surface with a force one billion times greater than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • 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
  • The atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • It was, ironically, the news of Hiroshima that made our lives easier.
    Katherine Paterson  --  Jacob Have I Loved
  • 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
  • And what about incinerating Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • Khrushchev also knows quite well that the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima had an explosive force equivalent to 20,000 tons of TNT.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy

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