The Atomic Bomb
Seventy-five years ago the United States dropped the first ever atomic bombs on two cities in Japan, killing 225,000 human lives. The additional injuries and illnesses leading to slow deaths are not calculable. There is no dearth of information and horrific photographs to document this hell that befell the people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
“The 20th century was a test bed for big ideas – fascism, communism, the atomic bomb.” P. J. O’Rourke