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This raw footage of the bombing of Nagasaki will chill you to the bone

A chilling video has been making the rounds recently, giving a sobering look into the preparations and execution of the bombing of Nagasaki at the end of WWII.

The video was uploaded to Youtube by user RestrictedData, and contains annotations that explain what’s happening in each segment.

The video is mostly raw footage that was filmed from the island of Tinian and from a second bomber plane that was trailing “Bockscar,” the plane carrying the weapon.

The 11-minute video shows the preparations of the nuclear weapon nicknamed “Fat Man” and its loading onto the Bockscar, and finally the explosion.

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  1. sotamis

    February 9, 2014 at 4:14 pm

    Please, never again!

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