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Published on October 10, 2009

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PowerPoint Presentation: HIROSHIMA ATOMIC BOMB PowerPoint Presentation: ‘Enola Gay’ and its crew who dropped the ‘Little Boy’ atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 PowerPoint Presentation: Commander A.F. Birch numbering the bomb codenamed "Little Boy" unit L-11, before loading it on a trailer prior to it being loaded aboard the B-29 bomber "Enola Gay", at Tinian Island in the Marianas Islands in 1945. Physicist Dr. Norman Ramsey stands at right - he would later go on to win the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1989. PowerPoint Presentation: ‘Little Boy’ unit rests on a trailer cradle in a pit below the open bomb bay doors of the B-29 bomber ‘Enola Gay’ PowerPoint Presentation: Detail from a U.S. Air Force map with pre-bombing circles radiating out from ground zero, the site directly under the explosion PowerPoint Presentation: Shortly after 8:15 am, August 6, 1945, looking back at the growing ‘mushroom’ cloud above Hiroshima PowerPoint Presentation: Looking down on the rising smoke from the atomic explosion above the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 PowerPoint Presentation: A View of ground zero in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 PowerPoint Presentation: A bridge across the Ota river. Note where roadway is burned and the ghostly shadow imprints left where the surface was shielded by cement pillars PowerPoint Presentation: Bomb damage to Okita Iron Works PowerPoint Presentation: Twisted iron girders are all that remain of this theatre building located about 800 meters from ground zero. PowerPoint Presentation: The Hiroshima Fire Department lost its only ladder truck when its West Side main fire station was destroyed by the blast and fire of the atomic bomb PowerPoint Presentation: Aerial view of Hiroshima in 1945. The Atom Bomb Dome is visible at top centre PowerPoint Presentation: A ‘shadow’ of a hand valve wheel on the painted wall of a gas storage tank after the atomic bombing. Radiant heat instantly burned paint where the heat rays were not obstructed. PowerPoint Presentation: Atomic bomb damage. Note how the sidewalk has been pushed up, and a drain pipe has punched through the bridge. Scientists say this phenomenon is due to a vacuum created by pressure of the atomic blast PowerPoint Presentation: A Japanese soldier walks through a levelled area in August 1945 PowerPoint Presentation: Members of the U.S. Army examine the area around ground zero in Hiroshima PowerPoint Presentation: A victim who was about 6,500 feet from ground zero when the rays struck him from the left. His cap was sufficient to protect the top of his head against flash burns. PowerPoint Presentation: A victim of the bombing lies in a makeshift hospital located in one of the remaining buildings in August 1945 PowerPoint Presentation: Visitors view a panorama showing the aftermath of the atomic bomb attack, at a museum at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on August 6, 2009. PowerPoint Presentation: Hiroshima Peace Memorial on August 6, 2009 PowerPoint Presentation: Hiroshima Peace Memorial PowerPoint Presentation: The Peace Flame for the atomic bomb victims at the Memorial Cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. The flame has burned continuously since it was lit on August 1, 1964. It symbolizes the anti-nuclear resolve to burn the flame "until the day when all such weapons shall have disappeared from the earth." PowerPoint Presentation: THE END You Can Keep Listening To The Music Or Press ‘Esc’ To Exit

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