Hiroshima Day is observed on August 6th every year to commemorate the devastating atomic bombing of the city of Hiroshima in Japan during World War II

US in 1945 dropped an atomic bomb named "Little Boy" on Hiroshima which resulted in unprecedented destruction and loss of life

- During World War II, the US and its allies were engaged in a brutal conflict with Japan. The war in the Pacific was particularly intense, and the U.S. sought a way to end the war swiftly

On August 6, 1945, a modified B-29 dropped a uranium gun-type bomb, named ‘Little Boy,’ on Hiroshima and three days later another B-29 dropped a plutonium implosion bomb, named ‘Fat Man,’ on Nagasaki

Why We Observe Hiroshima Day? 

- It’s a part of history      
It teaches us to be anti-war
- It hopes for a peaceful future

How to Observe Hiroshima Day?

- Partake in a rally
- Attend a memorial
- Read about the event

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