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Bomb - Little Boy

Photograph of the atomic bomb, dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, code-named “Little Boy.”

The atomic bomb, which was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, was code-named “Little Boy.”  This image depicts that bomb.

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

LB (Little Boy) unit on trailer cradle in pit. [Note bomb bay door in upper right-hand corner.]  08/1945

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Media Credits

Image online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.  Arc Identifier 519394

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