The Wolverine movie and history books: Nagasaki atomic bomb

The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ...

The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki killed tens of thousands of Japanese civilians.

We recently passed the 68th anniversary of the Hiroshima/Nagasaki atomic bombs dropped in Japan during World War II. You might not be looking for historical context in a summer blockbuster like The Wolverine movie, but the story begins when the U.S. military dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki. Indestructible war prisoner Logan saving a Japanese officer by shielding his body against the atomic blast is the basis for the movie’s plot. For a history book account of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombing and their aftermath, visit Questia for some of the best history books for research. Read more