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Question by  devanathan (30)

What was the first atomic bomb called that was dropped on Hiroshima?

I used to know this but I can't recall it now.


Answer by  M85 (172)

The bomb was codenamed "Little Boy" and was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. The name was rather ironic, the bomb was 3 meters long and weighed 4000 kilograms. If you are ever stuck trying to remember it again, think of the size and the ironic name.


Answer by  senegaulois (139)

The first atomic bomb that was exploded over Hiroshima on 6 August 1945 was nicknamed "Little Boy". The plane that dropped it was the Enola Gay.


Answer by  liebgott (12)

The Atomic bomb that was first dropped on Hiroshima, Japan was called "Little Boy". It was dropped on August the 6th, 1945 and killed as many as 140,000 people.


Answer by  Zoso (869)

The name of the Hiroshima atomic weapon was "Little Boy". The Nagasaki bomb was dubbed "Fat Man", and there was also a "Thin Man" design developed but not used.

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