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5 things to know as Hiroshima marks 75th A-bomb anniversary
Today is the 75th anniversary of the A-bomb attack on Hiroshima.
Memories of the unit that hid the Enola Gay, which dropped the A-bomb on Hiroshima 75 years ago today
For months leading up to the Hiroshima bombing, hundreds of B29s flew long-distance missions from islands such as Tinian to weaken Japanese defenses.
By Todd South
New Russian policy allows use of atomic weapons against non-nuclear strike
President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday endorsed Russia’s nuclear deterrent policy, which allows him to use atomic weapons in response to a conventional strike targeting the nation’s critical government and military infrastructure.
The horrifying purpose of Special Atomic Demolition Munition units: ‘We all knew it was a one-way mission, a suicide mission’
You might not have realized they ever made A-bombs small enough for one man to carry, but they did.
By Paul Srubas, Green Bay (Wis.) Press-Gazette via the AP
The bomb that ended the war
The atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, has been the subject of numerous books and articles since that time. However, the story of the second mission, which bombed Nagasaki, has received less attention.
By C.V. Glines, HistoryNet.com