“Fear is a government’s greatest weapon. With it, they can convince a people that they need to abandon their freedom. In exchange, they get safety. Of course, you just trade one monster for another, but by the time the people realize this, it is too late.” --Victor Methos
Apparently 19 000 died and 300k were cleared out of a 50k radius. The nuclear fallout seems to be unclear and immeasurable still. The real fallout seems to be an urban land clear and a massive infusion of money into new nuclear or new energy technology.
Nagasaki, Japan, before and after the atomic bombing of August 9, 1945. Adjusted version of File:Nagasaki 1945 – Before and after.jpg (rotation and scaling). Français : Nagasaki (Japon) avant et après le bombardement atomique du 09 aout 1945. Version ajustée de File:Nagasaki 1945 – Before and after.jpg (rotation et changement d’échelle). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)