Two atomic bombs were dropped on Japanese cities in 1945, essentially ending World War II. This power point presentation will firstly lay out the background information leading to the bomb events. The genetic consequences to the two exposed Japanese populations, as revealed by the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission will be discussed with some detail. These genetic results will include the occurrence of mutations, chromosome problems, microcephaly, and tumors, along with many other maladies and life situations. Lastly, the aftermath of the bombing areas will be shown as they now exist.
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