Today in History - August 9
Monday, Aug 9 2010 by kjfitz
1945 – World War II: Nagasaki is devastated when an atomic bomb, "Fat Man", is dropped by the United States B-29 Bockscar. 39,000 people are killed outright.
1944 – The United States Forest Service and the Wartime Advertising Council release posters featuring Smokey Bear for the first time.