A weapon with such enormous power, like a nuclear bomb, has never been used on people since 1945 in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. The bomb ushered the close of WWII but also was the catalyst to a new era the Cold War in which both sides stockpiled huge amounts of nuclear weapons in case the other side chose to use the weapons. When studying North Korea and the possibility of nuclear war we must understand the capability of this weapon and the devastating effects. This means we will turn to Japan, North Korea's neighbor, to learn what could happen.
How does a Nuclear Bomb Work?
There are not many pictures taken dirty after the dropping of the bomb because film would of been developed due to the radio active energy. Please go to the Hiroshima Peace Museum and look through pictures drawn by survivors to show what they experienced.
Please read up about the effects of radiation from the atomic bomb at: http://hpmmuseum.jp/modules/exhibition/index.php?action=ItemView&item_id=39&lang=eng. After you are finished watch the video.
What are our Options
It's important to think about how we should proceed with North Korea. Please keep in mind that North Korea can reach California in 30 minutes with missiles. Going out and nuking could turn into a chain reaction with many innocent people dead. Please watch the the video and answer what are four options the US could possible do. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/07/the-worst-problem-on-earth/528717/.