Atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

  title={Atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki},
  author={Matin Zuberi},
  journal={Strategic Analysis},
  pages={623 - 662}
  • M. Zuberi
  • Published 1 August 2001
  • Political Science
  • Strategic Analysis
Abstract On the Hiroshima Cenotaph are inscribed the words: “Please rest in peace, for the error will not be repeated”. Was the error the atomic bombing or Japanese militarism? On August 6, 1945, the Enola Gay, piloted by Col. Paul W. Tibbets, dropped the world's first atomic bomb on Hiroshima and gave the world “a peep into hell”. And on August 9, 1945, the town of Nagasaki was subjected to the same horrible fate. August as a month became synonymous with the Apoclypse of Hiroshima in 1945… 

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