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Hiroshima 80000 / Nagasaki 40000

A Tale of Two Cities

Today, the Japanese city of Hiroshima commemorates the moment 70 years ago that the USA dropped a nuclear bomb on the city, directly killing some 80,000 people. In three days’ time, another Japanese city, Nagasaki, will commemorate the killing of another 40,000 civilians when the USA dropped a second bomb.

Audio, video and quick quiz for learners:

This Week in History: USA Drops Nuclear Bombs On Japan

2 Responses to “Hiroshima 80000 / Nagasaki 40000”

  1. DJOSSA says:

    HI.I’D LIKE TO DOWNLOAD THE VIDEO.

  2. abdullahi osman says:

    it was mad men’s idea to use nuclear bomb sorry for japanese

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