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The Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

What were the side effects? How many Casualties?

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The radiation, if it didnt kill you at first, would deform your body. The burns could cause horrible pain and cripple you for life.

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On the first day, people were killed by the fires and explosions of the bombs.  People died later, due to radiation poisoning, severe burns, and "black rain" which was rain that carried down radioactive materials from within the rising mushroom cloud.
 
Hiroshima= 149,000 causlties
 
Nagasaki= 74,000 casulties