June 30, 2021
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The bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima, Japan
By: Joselyn Camacho
⟶ Updated 27 Sep 2017 ⟶
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21 Sep 2017
Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing
Albert Einstein warns President Rooselvelt of the atomic bombs.
American scientists conclude that plutonium can be used as a weapon.
Japanese forces attack the Unites States Naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
President Roosevelt authorizes the Manhattan Project to develop atomic weapons.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt dies.
The Target Committee meets for the first time to decide which Japanese cities to target with the atomic bomb.
The atomic bomb nicknamed "Little Boy" was dropped by "Enola Gay" in Hiroshima, Japan.
"Bockscar" dropped the atomic bomb "Fat Man" in Nagasaki, Japan
Japan decides to accept the Potsdam Declaration and surrender.
Emperor Hirohito announced to his people and to the world that Japan would surrender to the Allies.
Representatives of the Japanese government signed the official documents of surrender.
Conflict began between the U.S, China and Japan.
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