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Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Remember Nagasaki


9th August 1945



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A mushroom cloud from an atomic bomb rises over Nagasaki.
Nagasaki.


About 30% of Nagasaki, including almost all the industrial district was destroyed by the bomb and nearly 74,000 were killed with a similar number injured. 




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Only one country has ever used nuclear weapons against the civilian population of another country. 



Nagasaki was the secondary target for August 9th, but Kokura, the primary target, had 70% cloud cover obscuring that city, prevented the planned attack.