An American B-29 bomber named Enola Gay dropped the atomic bomb nicknamed "Little Boy", turning the western Japanese city into a nuclear inferno and killing an estimated 140,000 in the final chapter of World War II.
What does A-BOMB stand for?
A-BOMB stands for Atomic Bomb
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PRETORIA , October 05, 2011(TUR) - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that he saw Israel as a threat for its region and surrounding countries because it had atomic bomb.
HIROSHIMA, March 11 Kyodo South Korea's newly appointed consul general in Hiroshima, whose father survived the atomic bomb attack there in 1945, on Friday paid a visit to the Peace Memorial Park and offered prayers at a monument for atomic bomb victims.
Donning his traditional ethnic costume, Karzai laid a wreath at the cenotaph for the atomic bomb victims and in Peace Memorial Park, local media reported.
The first atomic bomb was produced at Los Alamos National Laboratory in America under the Manhattan Project at the end of the second world war.
A description of this complexity is spelled out in magnificent detail in Richard Rhodes' The Making of the Atomic Bomb.
Shortly after the United States' entry into World War II, Oppenheimer was selected to be scientific head of the atomic bomb commission at Los Alamos.
As his soldiers were approaching the Elbe, Joseph Stalin was avidly reading reports from his spies in America (he knew about the atomic bomb well before Harry Truman) and mulling how far he could expand his borders without earning America's ire.