A DigitalNZ Story by Donna Robertson
The atomic bomb named "Little Boy" was dropped by American airmen on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on 6 August 1945. Three days later on 9 August 1945, the atomic bomb "Fat Man" was dropped over Nagasaki.
Hiroshima, Nagasaki, atomic bomb, nuclear weapons, World War Two, Japan
Alexander Turnbull Library
National Library of New Zealand
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage