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Atomic Bomb, Fat Man - Target, Nagasaki

The atomic bomb, which was dropped on Nagasaki on 9 August 1945, had a code name.  It was “Fat Man.”

This image depicts the Nagasaki bomb as it was being prepared, on Tinian Island, in August of 1945.

Maintained at the U.S. National Archives, this photograph has the following description:

FM (Fat Man) unit being placed on trailer cradle in front of Assembly Building #2, 08/1945

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Media Credits

Image online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.   ARC Identifier 519397

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