Instead, Nugent bemoaned in a 2006 interview, “Our failure has been not to Nagasaki them.”
The weapon carries a 200-kiloton nuclear warhead; by comparison, the bomb that destroyed Nagasaki was a mere 21 kilotons.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki were the consequence of Japanese aggression.
I remember H. Jon Benjamin told me it was a way-too-late apology for Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
North Korea just exploded its second nuclear device, estimated to equal the bomb dropped by the United States on Nagasaki.
It turned out that we were bound to Nagasaki, on our way to China.
Hence we were able to build a golden bridge for Japan, and hence the peace of Nagasaki.
Not less enterprising is the Prince of Fizen, in whose principality the well-known port of Nagasaki is situated.
His own cruiser, he said, would sail to-morrow for Nagasaki.
Chen, with a voluble stream of Nagasaki profanity, spluttered in rage, and strove like a bantam rooster to get at his antagonist.
Japanese city, named for its situation, from naga "long" + saki "headland, promontory."
City in southern Japan; one of Japan's leading ports and shipbuilding centers.
Note: The first Japanese port to welcome Western traders in the sixteenth century, it was the only Japanese port open to the West from 1641 to 1858.
Note: Nagasaki became the second populated area to be devastated by an atomic bomb, on August 9, 1945. (See also Hiroshima.)