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65 years ago, on August 6th, the atomic bomb "Little Boy" was dropped on Hiroshima by the American B-29 bomber "Enola Gay".
The detonation killed about 100 thousand people in a blink. Another 40 thousand were killed or died within months.
Three days later, a second bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki, killing about 80 thousand people.
Six days later on August 15th, Japan surrendered. Over the years, many people have developed diseases considered related to exposure to radiation created by the bombs.