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Today in aviation history – 9th August

On 9th August 1945 the US dropped an atom bomb called ‘Fat Man’ on Japanese city – Nagasaki. It was the second atom bomb used during World War II. The bomb was dropped from a bomber B-29 called by its crew the Bock’s Car. The commander was pilot Charles Sweeney. The explosion killed about 74,300 people.

Autor: Redakcja Świat

Redakcja Świat