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Sixty-two Years Into the Nuclear Age

Hiroshima_aftermath.jpgJust a historical reminder: The atomic bomb named "Little Boy" was dropped on Hiroshima by the Enola Gay, a Boeing B-29 bomber, at 8:15 in the morning of August 6, 1945 - 62 years ago yesterday.

And here's a decidedly American war-era newsreel capture of the event. Note the flowery language used by the narrator to brush over the savagery of the explosion.

-- Ward

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