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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This link will provide teachers and students with two maps of Mr. Rauton's tour of duty while serving in WWII. Mr. Rauton created a key to help students and teachers locate all of the places he traveled throughout his military career. Each document within this link was created by Lewis S. Rauton.