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The nuclear destruction of Japan – the history of the construction of the first atomic bombs | mhistory.net
When a heavy bomber B-29 was distancing itself from the Japanese city of Hiroshima, on which the crew just dropped the first atomic bomb in history, the second pilot of the "flying fortress" - Robert A. Lewis, seeing the exodus of almost 80,000 people underneath them, screamed: "My God, what have we done?" The American did not know that in addition to the complete destruction of a large city, his crew had contributed to the end of World War II in the Pacific and the start of the nuclear arms race between the world's superpowers.