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The End of the War

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Agnew on Hiroshima
A 22 Gun Salute
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On August 6 and 9, the United States dropped the atomic bombs "Little Boy" and "Fat Man" on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Hundreds of thousands of Japanese were killed and many more were injured. On August 14, Emperor Hirohito announced that Japan would unconditionally surrender to the Allies.