Mushroom from a nuclear explosion in Nagasaki

Mushroom from a nuclear explosion in Nagasaki

Mushroom from a nuclear explosion in Nagasaki. The atomic bomb “Fat Man” was dropped from the American Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber, exploded at an altitude of 300 meters above the valley of Nagasaki. “Mushroom cloud” explosion – a pillar of smoke, glowing particles of dust and debris – rose to an altitude of 20 kilometers.

 

Photography Location: Nagasaki, Japan
Time taken: August 9, 1945

In : 1945

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