Exactly seventy years ago, August sixth, 1945, the United States made the greatest in modern history, a crime against humanity.
On the morning of August 6, 1945 at 8:15 am US B-29 bomber "Enola Gay", named after the mother (Enola Gay Haggard) crew commander, Colonel Paul Tibbets, dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima nuclear bomb "Little Boy" the equivalent of 13 to 18 kilotons of TNT.
Directly from the explosion killed 80 thousand people of the 240-thousand population of the city. Over the next five years, died from radiation sickness has 120 thousand.
B-29 bomb flew accompanied by five aircraft: three scouts and two "research" bombers with equipment, fixed physical processes with photographic cameras.
How any significant military necessity for the bombing did not exist. The sole purpose was to intimidate the Soviet Union.
In a recent interview with American pilot he said that if it were necessary, he would once again dropped the nuclear bomb on Hiroshima.
However, this crime United States of America did not stop. Three days later (August 9, 1945, the year) was dropped a second nuclear bomb on the Japanese city of Nagasaki.
Tribunal for the crime of the United States has not been carried out.