World War II 6 years for U.S. 100 million died Globally
Nuclear Weapons Chart Whole Chart – 18,000 megatons (6000 WWIIs) Top Left hand circle – 9 megatons – One Poseidon submarine (31 subs and 10 Polaris subs) Lower left hand circle – 24 megatons – Trident Submarine 2 squares enough to destroy all the large and medium cities in the world Dot Diagram
Little Boy - Uranium It exploded with an energy of 16 kilotons of TNT (67 TJ). It has been estimated that 130,000 to 150,000 people had died as a result of its use by the end of December 1945 kilotons of TNT
Hiroshima The mushroom cloud over Hiroshima after the dropping of "Little Boy"mushroom cloudHiroshima
Fat Man - Plutonium It exploded with an impact of 21 kilotons of energy (75 million sticks of dynamite) An estimated 39,000 people were killed outright by the bombing at Nagasaki, and a further 25,000 were injured. Thousands more died later from related blast and burn injuries, and hundreds more from radiation illnesses from exposure to the bomb's initial radiation.
Nagasaki Mushroom cloud from the atomic explosion over Nagasaki rising 60,000 feet into the air on the morning of August 9, 1945.
Countries with Nuclear Weapons Red – Nuclear Powers (Big 5) Brown – other known nuclear powers Purple – countries who once had nuclear weapons Yellow – countries that are suspected of developing weapons Blue – countries that at one point had nuclear weapons or programs