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US drops atomic bomb on Japan, August 6, 1945

August 7, 2008 |  6:06 am

US drops atomic bomb on Japan
US drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima Dropcap_t_tarzan he beginning of the Atomic Age. Note that the Associated Press story identifies Hiroshima as a Japanese army base. President Harry Truman says the Japanese "may expect a rain of ruin from the air the like of which has never been seen on this earth." 

As far as I can tell, there isn't a word as to how many people were killed. Just the subhead that "Man's most destructive force, one equal to 2,000
B-29 loads, blasts Nips."

Below, who are the "Pale Hose?" the White Sox. Oh those sports guys.
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