July 31,1945

Harry S. Truman gives the order to drop the bomb anytime after August 2 “Weather Permitting” Two atomic bombs were dropped over Japan;

August 6, 1945 (Hiroshima,Japan) “Little Boy” code name for the bomb dropped over Hiroshima. Then three days later to prove that we had more bombs and could do it again (we only had two bombs.)

& August 9, 1945 (Nagasaki, Japan)

“Fat Man” code name for the atomic bomb dropped over Nagasaki.

“The guns and the bombs, the rockets and the warships, are all symbols of human failure.” -Lyndon B. Johnson