Saturday, August 6, 2011

Today in Labor History—August 6

Hiroshima explosion (l) and Nagasaki explosion (r)
Aftermath of Hiroshima bombing
August 6, 1945 – The B-29 Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, immediately killing 140,000 children, women and male civilians. Tens of thousands more died in subsequent decades from radiation-induced illnesses. Nagasaki got the same two days later. (From the Daily Bleed)

Hiroshima victim with severe burns

Bi Honey, off to another day at the office

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