The USA made a substantial contribution to ending WW2 by dropping the A-bomb on Hiroshima. The debate over whether such an aggressive action can ever be justified, even in wartime, still rages.
Who first realised that the Nazis were trying to make an atomic bomb?
Franklin D Roosevelt
What was the name of the Americans' project to develop an atomic bomb?
Where was the atomic bomb successfully tested on 16 July 1945?
Alamogordo, New Mexico
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
The Pacific Ocean
Who was the American President at the time of the dropping of the atomic bomb?
Dwight D Eisenhower
Harry S Truman
Which country did Truman want to keep out of the Pacific war?
The Japanese were called on to surrender unconditionally. What name is given to this?
What was the name of the B29 bomber which dropped the first atomic bomb?
Which city was the first atomic bomb dropped on?
With what force did Little Boy explode?
3,000 tons of TNT
4,000 tons of TNT
20,000 tons of TNT
The two superpowers, USA and USSR, both had nuclear weapons. What kind of war did they enter into?