World War Two and the Atomic Bomb
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The following are resources that teachers can use for their 1-2 period activity in teaching students about atomic warfare in Japan.
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This 1946 film shows actual footage of the atomic bomb destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Japan

During the final stages of World War II in 1945, the Allies of World War II conducted two atomic bombings against the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Jap...
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From the US War Department this 1946 recounts the events in Japan. This is notable for the positive spin put on by the narrator and therefore can be used to demonstrate to the students how initially this event was seen as a positive step forward in scientific research.

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WW II : RARE COLOR FILM : ATOMIC BOMBS

http://protectacow.typepad.com/ 770203rc.bhu Prabhupada: They are now feeling the pressure of the opposite party. So fight is fight. When there is fight, my ...
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Mini presentation that is notable for its colour footage of the event and its aftermath

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Health effects of radiation exposure and radioactive contamination

Health effects of radiation exposure and radioactive contamination | World War Two and the Atomic Bomb | Scoop.it
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More a teacher reference, this page has some good data on cancer rates in the decades following the dropping of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima.

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World War 2

The top resource for World World 2 information on the Internet. We offer information on World War 2 History, World War 2 Facts, World War 2 Weapons, World War 2 Quotes, and more
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A good, detailed breakdown of the events and how they unfolded for both Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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Atomic Bomb - World War 2 on History

Atomic Bomb - World War 2 on History | World War Two and the Atomic Bomb | Scoop.it
Understand what pushed America to drop the atomic bomb on Japan’s cities – Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Thousands died but would Japan surrender?
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Really good site that covers in nice detail the lead up to the dropping of the atomic bombs as well as their aftermath- good primary evidence short video clips that capture the destruction and effects of the atomic bombs

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Hiroshima Nuclear (atomic) Bomb - USA attack on Japan (1945)

During the final stages of World War II in 1945, the United States conducted two atomic bombings against the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan, the f...
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Fantastic recreation of the dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima with first-hand accounts and realistic graphics that really bring home the force of the bomb

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How the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Severely Injured the Civilians - GRAPHIC & UNCUT

UPDATE - Please consider the following: One Government's actions cannot be the fault of future humans and leaders. See the article here : http://withmean.in/...
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Footage of how the atomic bomb caused extensive scarring and burns on survivors in Hiroshima- a little gory but interesting to see the effects caused

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World War II History for Kids: The Atomic Bomb

World War II History for Kids: The Atomic Bomb | World War Two and the Atomic Bomb | Scoop.it
Kids learn about the history of the Atomic Bomb during World War II. Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki of Japan to end WW2.
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This webpage is a simpler version of the information that is covered in the other reference sites and may be easier for students to access. It also has more background information on the atomic bomb as well as interesting facts at the end.

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Public Enemy Number One

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Public Enemy Number One gives insight into journalist Wilfred Burchett’s motives in covering wars from the enemy’s point of view. (Video excerpt 3.02 minutesalso has educational notes.
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A short, three minute clip that recounts an Australian journalist’s experience on the ground in Hiroshima shortly after the bombing

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