Thursday August 6 is the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings carried out by United States on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki .
the attacks were ordered by President Harry Truman and took place on 6 and 9 August 1945. they are about the only nuclear attacks in history of mankind. The bombs killed more than 240,000 people and still today the consequences are suffered. Exposure to radiation released by the bombs generates numerous cases of cancer
Seven decades after that is the worst pages written in the history of humanity, Hiroshima mayor Kazumi Matsui called on world leaders to remember the nuclear horror and invited them to visit the city so they can see up close the terrible injuries caused by nuclear weapons in Hiroshima .
United Kingdom supported the slaughter
documents declassified by the National Administration Archives and American Records certify that Britain supported the use of nuclear bombs against Japan about a month before the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
British representatives expressed support for this attack during a meeting of the Joint Policy Committee held in Washington on July 4, 1945.
Here the British supported the use of 'Tube Alloys' code name used to refer to nuclear weapons within a clandestine program of joint research between the UK and Canada which was later absorbed by the Manhattan Project