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    Analyzing Trinitite

    On July 16, 1945, the United States became the first country to successfully detonate an atomic weapon, signalling the beginning of a new era in warfare and in politics. This detonation took place in the middle of the New Mexico desert, with the bomb placed carefully atop a 100 foot tower. The bomb, nicknamed “Gadget”, had a yield equivalent to 20,000 tons of TNT. Just 24 days later, a functionally similar bomb (using Plutonium, unlike the Uranium bomb at Hiroshima) was dropped on Nagasaki.…

    • Still find it fascinating why the US used the 1st WMD... Japan was about to surrender anyway as Russia was on brink of invading...fadein11
    • All those dead inncoents... set the trend for the next 50years of the American empire... but all empires must fall and it is falling.fadein11
    • dat US dollar doe! yeah living in Mexico!moldero
    • or you could go research some history in stead of asking qbn. well, no matter. hirohito had said that they refuse to surrender untill there is not one person legilgamush
    • left to fight. he held that stance after hiroshima as well, aaaand then nagasaki. he for some reason did not heed the potsdam declarationgilgamush
    • what an astounding evil to unleash, i get how america is hated for that, the fall of america is going to take another several centuries thoughgilgamush
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      Murikkka's time is numbered!
    • The atomic bombs that US dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki had little to do with Japan. They just wanted to show the Soviets the new toy they had.Milan

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