Hiroshima Day

 


 

 

August 6th, 1945 was a nightmare for thousands of Japanese. The Hiroshima Day. Over 100,000 people were killed immediately after the world’s first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima by the United States. This is known as Hiroshima Day now. World war II came to an end after the war. Japan surrendered but it caused huge damage and many innocent people lost their lives. Hiroshima day marks as the day of remembrance and promotes peace in politics. This day urges for global peace.

On August 6th, 1945

America dropped an anatomic bomb called ‘Little Boy’ on Hiroshima. It was the seventh-largest city with more than a population of 350,000. The bomb led to the destruction of five square miles immediately. The bomb exploded 2000 feet above the city. The Americans launched the bomb at 8:15 AM, which was the time people were busy reporting at work and children were busy going to school. The Japanese didn’t surrender after such huge damage. Additionally, the American’s encouragement causing another misery. They dropped a plutonic bomb called “Fat Man” on Nagasaki. It killed over 80,000 instantly. People kept on losing their lives in the following months due to the side effects. They chose Hiroshima as the target. Japan was then the headquarters of the second army and had many military supply depots.

Japan, industrially developed in the 1900s

The war led to unemployment, deaths, inflation, etc. It took a lot of time to bring back the economy in Japan. Consequently, World War II ended after this. Japanese are still facing health issues due to the radiation caused by the bomb.

Japan should be appreciated for working hard and coming back stronger. It is surely not easy to recover from such a hard past. The people of Japan are still facing many problems. Children are born with disabilities, health issues, etc. Japan worked hard and now they are one of the most advanced countries. It is our responsibility to maintain world peace and pay respects to all the brave hearts who died in the war.

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