09 august 2020

Nagasaki pleads nuclear ban on 75th anniversary of US atomic bombing Nagasaki pleads nuclear ban on 75th anniversary of US atomic bombing | Euronews

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The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Sunday marked its 75th anniversary of the US atomic bombing, with the mayor and survivors urging world leaders - including their own - to do more for a nuclear weapons ban. At 11.02 am local time, the moment the B-29 bomber Bockscar dropped a 4.5-ton plutonium bomb dubbed “Fat Man,” Nagasaki survivors and other participants stood in a minute of silence to honour more than 70,000 dead. The 09/08/1945 bombing came three days after the United States dropped its [...]