1. On August 9, 1945, clouds prevented an American B-29 from dropping a plutonium bomb on its original target, the weapons manufacturing center at Kokura. So the pilot aimed the bomb “Fat Man” towards their alternate target, the spires of Urakami Cathedral, the center point between his secondary targets, Mitsubishi’s torpedo factory and steel and arms factory.

    On August 9, 1945, clouds prevented an American B-29 from dropping a plutonium bomb on its original target, the weapons manufacturing center at Kokura. So the pilot aimed the bomb “Fat Man” towards their alternate target, the spires of Urakami Cathedral, the center point between his secondary targets, Mitsubishi’s torpedo factory and steel and arms factory.

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