August, 1945

Three men on the Pacific island of Tinian transport atomic bomb "Fat Man", only days before it would be released from the belly of Bockscar, the B-29 Superfortress piloted by Charles W. Sweeney.
his device, with a length of 128 in. (3.3m) and diameter of 60 in. (1.5m), would be detonated over Nagasaki, Japan, on the morning of August 9, killing an estimated 40,000 people outright.

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