Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Hiroshima Day

Today is Wednesday, 6 August 2008.

Hiroshima Day.

Note: Little Boy was the codename of the atomic bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima, on August 6, 1945 by the 12-man crew of the B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay, piloted by Colonel Paul Tibbets of the United States Army Air Forces. It was the first atomic bomb ever used as a weapon and was dropped three days before the "Fat Man" bomb was used against Nagasaki. This video was complied by Usamah Khalid for Summer School 2007 at Small Heath Sixth Form.

Additional Note: The music is "O, Fortuna" from Carmina Burana by Carl Orff:

Following is one translation of the Latin text:


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hard to believe you were an Air Force brat. I guess it's like being the preacher's kid.

10:47 AM  
Anonymous Brat, too said...

Hey Anonymous - Great comment! Couldn't have said it better.

4:13 PM  

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