A Dictionary of American History

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Author: Thomas L. Purvis  | Date: 1995

Nagasaki, Bombing of

Nagasaki, Bombing of (Japan) On 9 August 1945, Major Charles Sweeney’s B-29 bomber, Bock’s Car, from Tinian Island, dropped a second atomic bomb on Japan and left 39,000 dead (23,753 known) and 23,300 known injured. Unaware that the US possessed no more atomic weapons, Japan offered surrender terms to the Allies the next day.

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Chicago: Thomas L. Purvis, "Nagasaki, Bombing of," A Dictionary of American History in A Dictionary of American History (Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell Reference, 1995), Original Sources, accessed November 29, 2022, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=FDGDAG59F3365EU.

MLA: Purvis, Thomas L. "Nagasaki, Bombing of." A Dictionary of American History, in A Dictionary of American History, Cambridge, Mass., Blackwell Reference, 1995, Original Sources. 29 Nov. 2022. http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=FDGDAG59F3365EU.

Harvard: Purvis, TL, 'Nagasaki, Bombing of' in A Dictionary of American History. cited in 1995, A Dictionary of American History, Blackwell Reference, Cambridge, Mass.. Original Sources, retrieved 29 November 2022, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=FDGDAG59F3365EU.