Lessons from Hiroshima and Nagasaki July 26, 2018
Dr. Terrence Clark, Western North Carolina PSR, Asheville Citizen-Times
In early August, seventy three years ago, the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan, promptly killing approximately 150,000 people and causing more deaths due to leukemia and other radiation-caused diseases during subsequent months and years. The massive destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki demonstrated that these weapons were a game changer for the world.
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