The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by The Manhattan Engineer District, June 29, 1946

  • Foreword


  • Introduction


  • The Manhattan Project Investigating Group


  • Propaganda


  • Summary of Damages and Injuries


  • Main Conclusions


  • The Selection of the Target


  • Description of the Cities Before the Bombings


  • Hiroshima
    Nagasaki


  • The Attacks


  • Hiroshima
    Nagasaki


  • General Comparison of Hiroshima and Nagasaki


  • General Description of Damage Caused by the Atomic Explosions


  • Total Casualties


  • The Nature of an Atomic Explosion


  • Characteristics of the Damage Caused by the Atomic Bombs


  • Calculations of the Peak Pressure of the Blast WaveE


  • Long Range Blast Damage


  • Ground Shock


  • Shielding, or Screening, from the Blast


  • Flash Burn


  • Characteristics of Injuries to Persons


  • Burns


  • Mechanical Injuries


  • Blast Injuries


  • Radiation Injuries


  • Shielding from Radiation


  • Effects of the Atomic Bombings on the Inhabitants of the Cities


  • Appendix: Father Siemes' eyewitness account


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