Harry S. Truman Quote

Sixteen hours ago an American plane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima.… It is an atomic bomb. It is a harnessing of the basic power of the universe. The force from which the sun draws its power has been loosed against those who brought war to the Far East.


message to the nation, August 6, 1945

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Sixteen hours ago an American plane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima.… It is an atomic bomb. It is a harnessing of the basic power of the universe....

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Sixteen hours ago an American plane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima.… It is an atomic bomb. It is a harnessing of the basic power of the universe....

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Sixteen hours ago an American plane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima.… It is an atomic bomb. It is a harnessing of the basic power of the universe....

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Sixteen hours ago an American plane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima.… It is an atomic bomb. It is a harnessing of the basic power of the universe....