Sorry, it’s worse.
- 68,000 was the official US count in 1945.
- 140,000 is the usual estimate.
- But the official Hiroshima list currently counts 269,446, including extra cancer deaths since the bomb, continuing to this day.
- WWII was already ending when the US used the unnecessary bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to demonstrate its terrible new technology.
- No other country has ever used nuclear weapons.