Atomic Bomb Losses
Hiroshima: perhaps 80,000 dead including 6,769 military personnel, c. 80,000 injured; radiation sickness still aflects c. 4,000 survivors.
Nagasaki: c. 40,000 dead, c.60,000 injured.
Britain: Death of Sir Bernard Partridge, political cartoonist of ‘Punch’ magazine; aged 83.
RUSSIANS INVADE MANCHUKUO (Manchuria) on 1,609 km front.
|Strength Russians||1,158,000 (76 divisions)||5,500||26,000||3,900|
|Strength Japanese||663,000 + 117,000 Manchukuo troops (25 divisions)||1,155||6,260||1,000|
|Losses Russians||8,219 KIA; 22,264 wounded|
|Losses Japanese||21,389 KIA; 594,000 PoWs|