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The explosion carrying more power than 20,000 tons of tnt and visible for more than 200 miles succeeded the world's first atomic bomb had been detonated with the advent of the nuclear age. The first two atomic bombs ever used were dropped on japan in early august, 1945 for a detailed timeline of the bombings, please see hiroshima and nagasaki bombing timeline hiroshima.
In this lesson students research how the development of the atomic bomb affected justification for using the bomb and knowing the history behind.
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