Atomic Bomb Facts – Interesting Facts About Nuclear Weapons

First Atomic Bomb Facts

Japan is the only country in the world to have suffered atomic bombings.

Hiroshima peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima is a memorial park in memory of the direct and indirect victims of the nuclear attack.

Hiroshima bombing has left shadows on the ground. The atomic bomb of such intensity carved shadows of people with no sign of their bodies (as they were instantly vaporized by the heat of the explosion).

Tsar Bomba is the most popular nuclear bomb ever built by man was denoted at Sukhoya Nos Peninsula, Russia in 1961. It was so powerful that its shockwaves travelled the earth three times.

It took 3 hours for Tokyo to realize Hiroshima has been bombed.

Godzilla was created as a reaction to the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombing. It was conceived as a metaphor for nuclear weapons.

Albert Einstein had initially come up with the theories that helped scientists in making the atomic bomb.

U.S. has conducted about 1,030 nuclear test from 1945-1992.

Hiroshima was proclaimed as the City of Peace by the Japanese parliament in 1949. Therefore the city was receiving attention as a desirable location for holding international conferences.

Why did the US bomb Hiroshima? It is because the city has emerged as a major supply and logistic base for the Japanese military.