Little Boy

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Little Boy

Little Boy is the name that was given to the first atomic bomb that was dropped in a war. The bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on 6 August 1945[1] by the American army who were trying to end World War II. Enola Gay was the name of the plane that dropped Little Boy.[2][3]

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  1. Key Stage Three History: The Study Guide (First ed.). Coordination Group Publications. 2002. p. 54. ISBN 1841463302 .
  2. "THE ATOMIC BOMBING OF HIROSHIMA". http://www.cfo.doe.gov/me70/manhattan/hiroshima.htm.
  3. Trueman, Chris. "The Atomic Bomb". History Learning Site. http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/atomic_bomb.htm. Retrieved 2011-03-01.