August 9, 2009 1 min read
At 11.02am in 1945, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. One-third of Nagasaki City was destroyed and 150,000 people killed or injured.
The bomb, nicknamed ‘Fat Man’, measured just under 3.5m and had the power of 22 kilotons of TNT.
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