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Godzilla And Hiroshima Persuasive Essay

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Godzilla & Hiroshima: The Two Victims of Bombing
“A prehistoric monster the japanese call Godzilla, has just walked out of Tokyo Bay. He’s as tall as a 30-story building.” -Raymond Burr Godzilla (1954).This quote is from the original Godzilla movie that came out on Nov. 3rd, 1954. 9 years before the movie, on Aug. 6th, 1945, the U.S dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. 3 days later, they dropped another bomb this time on Nagasaki, Japan. This essay will explain how a sci-fi monster can be related to a real life event.

The bomb that hit Hiroshima was named “Little Boy”. They named it that because it was smaller than the other bomb. 166,000 people died instantly or later due to radiation burns. ("Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki")The
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