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Nagasaki

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Definition port city and shipbuilding center in southern Japan; on August 9, 1945 it became the second populated area to receive an atomic bomb
  • It was sent, Sensei says, from somewhere in Nagasaki.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • 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
  • On August 9 the second atomic bomb was dropped at Nagasaki.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • Among the cities listed on the leaflets were Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • 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
  • 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
  • At two minutes after eleven o'clock on the morning of 9 August, the second atomic bomb was dropped, on Nagasaki.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • Hiroshima had 140,000 dead, Nagasaki 70,000.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • "This happened very late in the war," Hiro says, "and this camp was just outside of Nagasaki."
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • 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
  • Young Mother at Nagasaki, am I not also there?
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • Did they leave the relatives in Nagasaki?
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • "My father was facing away from Nagasaki," Hiro says.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • The Nipponese caught up with them on a road iust outside of Nagasaki.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • "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
  • In February, just as American air raids in Tokyo were intensifying, Mother went to help her cousin in Nagasaki.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • 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
  • On August 9, the city of Nagasaki, like Hiroshima, disappeared.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • The aftermath of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, August 9, 1945.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults

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