In the Shadow of the Mushroom Cloud: 75 years since the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

On 6 August 1945 an atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima. A second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki three days later. These two bombings helped to bring an end to the Second World War but were also a start to what became known as the Cold War. 75 years since the bombings,…