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Atomic Bomb

Describe this topic for extra credit.  Also, if your paper is about the atomic bomb paste your picture below and your essay in the appropriate time period.

By : Fritz Goro                   September 1945               Alamogordo, NM, US   (Atomic Bomb)

The photo asserts that the atomic bomb is extremely destructive. In September 1945, the first atomic bomb was tested in Alamogordo, New Mexico. In 450 B.C, Leucippus of Mietus, a hilosopher, was the first person known to argue that if a piece of matter were divided again and again, theoretically a point would be reached at which it could no longer be divided.

Title: Man displaying horribly scarred back              Photographer: Carl Mydans                              Date: 1947
The Destruction of Nagasaki, Japan (Atomic Bomb)
Title: Nagaski Atomic Bomb Devastation            Time Period: 1945            Photographer: Bernard Hoffman
    The Bombing of Hiroshima


Title: Hiroshima, Japan                   Time Period: October, 1945         Photographer: Bernard Hoffman

Assertion Statement: The photographer asserts that the atomic bomb that was dropped on Japan left them in complete desolation.



Title: Mother and child in Hiroshima                                                    Time Period: December 1945                                Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt

During the time of this photo was World War II, when we bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This photo was taken in Hiroshima after the devastating bombing. The photographer that took this picture is showing the deviation and destruction after the bomb was dropped.


Trinity Test


Title: Aerial view of the first atomic bomb’s dark crater surrounded by a lighter splash created when the explosion’s heat melted the sand to glass in an area encircled by a high wire fence which is patrolled by military police on horseback, in the desert.

Date taken: September 1945

Photographer: Fritz Goro

Location: Alamogordo, New Mexico

Assertion statement: The photographer asserts that an atomic bomb can do a lot of damage.

Ramiro Martinez,
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