Atomic bombins o Hiroshima an Nagasaki

The Unitit States, wi the consent o the Unitit Kinrick as laid doun in the Quebec Agreement, dropped nuclear wappens on the Japanese ceeties o Hiroshima an Nagasaki in August 1945, during the final stage o Warld War II. The twa bombins, which killed at least 129,000 fowk, remain the anly uise o nuclear wappens for warfare in history.

Atomic bombins o Hiroshima an Nagasaki
Pairt o the Paceefic War, Warld War II
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Atomic bomb mushruim cloods ower Hiroshima (left) an Nagasaki (richt)
DateAugust 6 and August 9, 1945
LocationHiroshima an Nagasaki, Empire o Japan
Result Allied victory
 Unitit States
Support frae:
 Unitit Kinrick
Commanders an leaders
Unitit States William S. Parsons
Unitit States Paul W. Tibbets, Jr.
Unitit States Charles Sweeney
Unitit States Frederick Ashworth
Empire o Japan Shunroku Hata
Units involved
Manhattan Destrict: 50 U.S., 2 British
509th Composite Group: 1,770 U.S.
Seicont General Airmy:
Hiroshima: 40,000 (5 Anti-aircraft batteries)
Nagasaki: 9,000 (4 Anti-aircraft batteries)
Casualties an losses
20 Breetish, Dutch, an US preesoners o war killed


  • 20,000+ sodgiers killed
  • 70,000–146,000 ceevilians killed


  • 39,000–80,000 killed
Tot: 129,000–246,000+ killed