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Harry Truman diary entry regarding meeting with Joseph Stalin, 17 Jul 1945The Szilárd Petition
Harry Truman diary entry regarding meeting with Joseph Stalin, 17 Jul 1945The Szilárd Petition
Harry Truman diary entry, 18 Jul 1945, page 1 of 2Harry Truman diary entry, 18 Jul 1945, page 2 of 2
Harry Truman diary entry, 18 Jul 1945, page 1 of 2Harry Truman diary entry, 18 Jul 1945, page 2 of 2
Letter from US War Department to Carl Spaatz, ordering the use of atomic weapons, 25 Jul 1945
Letter from US War Department to Carl Spaatz, ordering the use of atomic weapons, 25 Jul 1945'Little Boy' type bomb casing hooked up to testing devices, Tinian, Mariana Islands, 1945
'A second kiss for Hirohito' message on the side of 'Fat Man' bomb by Rear Admiral W. R. Purnell while the bomb was in Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945'Fat Man' bomb arriving at the airfield on Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2
'Fat Man' bomb arriving at the airfield on Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945, photo 2 of 2'Fat Man' bomb being transported toward North Field, Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945
Aerial photo of Hiroshima, Japan shortly prior to the atomic bombing, Jul-Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2
'Fat Man' implosion device being assembled, Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945Aerial photo of Hiroshima, Japan shortly prior to the atomic bombing, Jul-Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2
Aerial photo of Hiroshima, Japan shortly prior to the atomic bombing, Jul-Aug 1945, photo 2 of 2Aerial photo of Nagasaki, Japan shortly prior to the atomic bombing, Jul-Aug 1945
Aerial photo of Hiroshima, Japan shortly prior to the atomic bombing, Jul-Aug 1945, photo 2 of 2Aerial photo of Nagasaki, Japan shortly prior to the atomic bombing, Jul-Aug 1945
Aerial photo of Nagasaki, Japan, mid-1945Aerial photo of Nagasaki, Japan, mid-1945
Aerial photo of Nagasaki, Japan, mid-1945Aerial photo of Nagasaki, Japan, mid-1945
Atomic bomb Commander A. Francis Birch (painting L-11) and Norman Ramsey with
Atomic bomb 'Fat Man' on a transport carriage, Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945Commander A. Francis Birch (painting L-11) and Norman Ramsey with 'Little Boy', Tinian, Mariana Islands, Jul-Aug 1945
Lowering Lowering
Lowering 'Fat Man' bomb into a bomb pit at the airfield on Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945, photo 1 of 5Lowering 'Fat Man' bomb into a bomb pit at the airfield on Tinian, Mariana Islands, Aug 1945, photo 2 of 5

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"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

Winston Churchill, 1935