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  1. Advance from the West

  2. Soviet Advance

  3. VE Day May 8 1945

  4. Japanese Control 1945

  5. Atomic Bombing • Aug 6 Hiroshima: 90,000 – 150,000 Dead • Pre-bomb population: 300,000 • Bomb: Little Boy – Uranium • 4.4 square miles destroyed – 16 kt • Nagasaki: 60,000-80,000 Dead • Pre-bomb population: 260,000 • Secondary target • Bomb: Fat Man – Plutonium • 21 kt

  6. Atomic Bombing- Continued • Casualties: 60% died from burns and flash, 30% from falling debris, 10% other causes • Comparison: Little Boy (16kt) Fat Man (21kt) • Modern nuclear weapons W78 350 kt ICBM, W88 SLBM 475 kt (8 per missle)

  7. http://nuclearsecrecy.com/nukemap/?&kt=15&lat=42.5291738&lng=-92.4612929&zm=14http://nuclearsecrecy.com/nukemap/?&kt=15&lat=42.5291738&lng=-92.4612929&zm=14 • http://nuclearsecrecy.com/nukemap/?&kt=15&lat=42.5291738&lng=-92.4612929&zm=14

  8. Other Factors Influencing Japan • Submarine warfare/ blockade • Only 23% of Merchant ships in Aug. 45 as Dec 41 • Soviet entry into war • August 9th • Conventional Bombing • 100,000 killed, Tokyo Fire bombing

  9. VJ Day