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News of the bomb in The Daily Telegraph newspaper, 7 August 1945
(Telegraph Group Limited (1945), source from The British Library)
Telegraph Group Ltd & The British Library; news of the bomb, 1945 Telegraph Group Ltd & The British Library; news of the bomb, 1945
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Telegraph Group Ltd & The British Library; news of the bomb, 1945

Questions

  1. What words would you use to sum up the reaction of this British newspaper to the dropping of the atomic bomb?

  2. Do you think the news was a surprise to the British people?

  3. Does this article present an unbiased account of this event? Give reasons for your answer.