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Fat Man, the atomic bomb detonated over Nagasaki

Accession Number: 61-56

Fat Man, the atomic bomb detonated over Nagasaki

 8x10 inches (21x26 cm), Black and White
Description: Nuclear Weapon of the "Fat Man" type, the kind detonated over Nagasaki, Japan, in World War II. he-bomb is 60-inches in diameter and 128- inches long'. The second nuclear weapon to be detonated. it weighed about 10,000 pounds and had a yield of equivalent to approximately 20,000 tons of high explosive.
Date: ca. 1945
Related Collection: Robert A. Lovett Papers
ARC Keywords: Atomic bomb; Nuclear weapons
HST Keywords: Atom Bomb
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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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