During World War II on 6th August 1945, an American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion finished 90% of the city and killed 80,000 people; ten thousands more died later due to radiation exposure. After just three days a second B-29 dropped another A-bomb on Nagasaki, which killed estimated 40,000 people. Here are 15 unknown facts about Hiroshima and Nagasaki bomb attacks.
The USA actually denied that atomic bombs caused any lingering radioactivity whatsoever, calling such claims as Japanese propaganda.