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|Description:||Nuclear weapon of the "Little Boy" type, the kind dentonated over Hiroshima, Japan, in World War II. The bomb is 28 inches in diameter and 120 inches long. The first nuclear weapon ever dentonated, it weighed about 9,000 pounds and had a yield equivalent to approximately 20,000 tons of high explosive.|
|Related Collection:||Robert A. Lovett Papers|
|ARC Keywords:||Atomic bomb; World War, 1939-1945; Hiroshima-shi (Japan) bombardment, 1945|
|HST Keywords:||Atomic Bomb - "Little Boy"; Hiroshima - Atomic Bomb|
|Rights:||Public Domain - This item is in the public domain and can be used freely without further permission.|
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Credit: Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.
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