Atomic Bomb 7


It began in the desert of New Mexico on July 16, 1945, with the first U.S. atomic test called Trinity. The device was comprised of 19,300 tons of TNT explosive. There was an intense light that brightened the distant mountains, a sudden wave of heat, and then a tremendous roar as the shock wave echoed in the valley (Bolt 1). This was the first atomic test recorded in the history of the world. The man who invented the atomic bomb was physicist Albert Einstein. Two months after Einstein's incredible invention, the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan. One bomb was nicknamed Little Boy, which killed 70,000 people, including soldiers of the second Japanese Army in a town called ...

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at risk. This is why we should fully understand the effects of the use of atomic bombs on mankind and the deadly repercussions such bombs will have on the future survival of our planet.
A man by the name of Albert Einstein first invented the Atomic Bomb during the late thirties and early forties. This was a time where the United States was involved in one of the worst wars ever recorded, World War Two. Hitler who lead the German army died later in the war was nicknamed the "Devil" himself (Bolt 5). After Germany was finally defeated, Japan continued on fighting. As a result on December 7, 1941 in Pearl Harbor a fleet of Japanese fighter pilots raided the island destroying dozens of ships and killing military personnel in its deadly path. The United States ominously calling for counter action recommend the United States finally use its new weapon. In 1939, the German born scientist Albert Einstein had informed President Roosevelt about the possibility of creating a super bomb (Scott ...

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defeat the allied powers continued on with the war. On August 6, 1945 the first atomic bomb was dropped into the city of Hiroshima killing 70,000 people. The second atomic bomb was dropped two days later in which it killed 39,000 people (Bolt 1). The war was finally over in 1945.
In 1949, scientists believed that only the United States had the resources to produce nuclear bombs, in fact they were wrong. During that year on August 29 Russian scientists introduced its first nuclear explosion in the Ust-urt desert between the Caspian and Aral seas (Bolt 2). The United States learned that Russia was indeed exploding nuclear weapons by testing the telltale fission particles in the rainwater ...

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