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made atomic adjustments to the clock's mechanism to keep it from whirring as it ran
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By the time Part 8 aired in July, Lynch took viewers on a hypervisual (and hyper-aural), hour-long trip back to 1945 and the first detonation of an atomic bomb, in New Mexico.
Taniguchi was 16 and was on the job delivering mail on Aug. 9, 1945, when a U.S. atomic bomb was dropped on the city.
Also, once the country built atomic bombs, followed by more powerful thermonuclear weapons and the means to deliver them, the danger of their use would only increase, including to U.S. allies.
For reference, the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima that killed up to 126,000 people had a yield of just around 15 kilotons.
After delivering the atomic bomb to a U.S. base on the island of Tinian, the Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine on July 30, 1945.
The United States was the first to make and the only to use the atomic bomb during World War II, utilizing the weapon on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.
This is a nation which forced more than 100,000 Japanese Americans into internment camps and dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
And if enough atomic bombs went off, a type of nuclear winter could settle in and billions could eventually die from food shortages, contamination, and disease.
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