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Little Boy

The first atomic bomb used as a weapon, detonated
over Hiroshima, Japan, August 6, 1945. Following a
44.4-second duration free fall, exploded above Hiroshima
at 8:15 local time, at an altitude of about 50 feet (15 m).
The bomb was carried by B-29 Enola Gay. An estimated
66,000 people were killed outright by the bombing.


Oil on fabric mounted on plywood, 12 x 26" (30 x 67 cm), 2014