August 1, 2014
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Fat Man was the code name of the atomic bomb, made from plutonium, that destroyed Nagasaki, Japan, on August 9, 1945. It was 128 inches long and 60 inches in diameter. The bomb was dropped from the B-29 named "Bock's Car".

Did you know that Fat Man was named for Prime Minister Winston Churchill?

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