This week in the War, 6–12 August 1945: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

A schoolgirl rings the Hiroshima Peace Bell [Surgeonsmate, GNU Free Documentation License 1.2/wiki]

This week in the war, on 6 August and on 9 August 1945, atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

The necessity of using the atomic bomb is still debated today.

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