The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  • 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
  • The Attacks
  • 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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