Hiroshima, 1945

Archive footage of Hiroshima bombing
The Telegraph – Aug 6, 2013 – 1:13
The Boeing B29 Stratofortress bomber aircraft ‘Enola Gay’ dropped the first atomic weapon used in combat over the Japanese city of Hiroshima at 08:15 local time on 6 August 1945.

Last Enola Gay member remembers the bomb
CNN – Aug 4, 2012 – 6:45
“Dutch” Van Kirk, the last surviving crew member of the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima reminisces.


The Atom Strikes (1945)

I have a bunch of videos that I’ve had partially drafted, some for many months. This one has been in draft since Mid-May, 2019. But I checked the expiration date. Still good.
Cleaning Out the Video Backlog #5 — 13 (or so) to go.

PeriscopeFilm — Produced in 1945, “The Atom Strikes” was created by the U.S. Army Signal Corps Pictoral Division shortly after the end of the Second World War. It documents the findings of a commission sent to Japan to assess the damage caused by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. [30:54]

h/t Joe Mannix on A♠

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They’re Always Totally Wrong

It’s really quite amazing if you think about it: they’re consistently, persistently, dramatically, emphatically, absolutely and positively wrong about everything.

Whatever they say we need to do, we probably need to do the exact opposite.

Julián Castro: We Need to ‘Phase Out’ Nuclear Energy

Washington Free Beacon – Oct 4, 2019

Notice Julie compares wind and coal in Texas. You’d think that Texas boy would know it’s not coal, but OIL he needs to be comparing.