Atomic bombins o Hiroshima an Nagasaki
|Atomic bombins o Hiroshima an Nagasaki|
|Part of the Paceefic War, Warld War II|
Atomic bomb mushruim cloods ower Hiroshima (left) an Nagasaki (richt)
| Unitit States
|Commanders an leaders|
| William S. Parsons
Paul W. Tibbets, Jr.
|Manhattan Destrict: 50 U.S., 2 British
509th Composite Group: 1,770 U.S.
|Seicont General Airmy:
Hiroshima: 40,000 (5 Anti-aircraft batteries)
Nagasaki: 9,000 (4 Anti-aircraft batteries)
|Casualties an losses|
|20 Breetish, Dutch, an US preesoners o war killed||
The Unitit States, wi the consent o the Unitit Kinrick as laid doun in the Quebec Agreement, dropped nuclear weapons on the Japanese ceeties o Hiroshima an Nagasaki in August 1945, during the final stage o Warld War II. The twa bombins, which killed at least 129,000 fowk, remain the anly uise o nuclear weapons for warfare in history.