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Topics: Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Nuclear weapon, Hiroshima / Pages: 238 (59497 words) / Published: Mar 29th, 2014

Hiroshima
By John Hersey

Title: Hiroshima
Author: John Hersey
Publisher: EFL Club (www.eflclub.com)

Contents
Hiroshima
A Noiseless Flash. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 .
The Fire. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Details Are Being Investigated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Panic Grass and Feverfew. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 .

An Eyewitness Account
By Father John A. Siemes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 .

The Atomic Bombings Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki
Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
The Manhattan Project Atomic Bomb Investigating Group. . . 60
Propaganda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Summary Of Damages And Injuries. . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Main Conclusions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 .
The Selection Of The Target. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 .
Description Of The Cities Before The Bombings. . . . . . . 66 .
The Attacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
General Comparison Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki. . . . . . . 69
Description Of Damage Caused By The Atomic Explosions. .

. 70

Total Casualties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
The Nature Of An Atomic Explosion . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
Characteristics Of The Damage Caused By The Bombs. . . . 80
Calculations Of The Peak Pressure Of The Blast Wave. . . . . 81
Long Range Blast Damage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
Ground Shock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
Shielding, Or Screening From Blast . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
Flash Burn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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