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Hiroshima City (広島市)

The "shadow" of a Hiroshima victim, permanently etched into stone steps, after the 1945 atomic bomb

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A watch belonging to one of the bombing victims stopped at 8:15, the exact moment of the explosion, Hiroshima, Japan, the August 6, 1945 - 1985

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✪ Hiroshima: The bomb detonated directly over Shima Surgical Clinic at 34.39468°N 132.45462°E. "Within hours, the enormity of the attacks had become apparent; long queues formed at first aid stations and hospitals, but most of the Atomic Bomb Victims with third-degree burns were unable to reach first aid stations and died on the way" Ryoko Ohara

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On July 26, 1945, the Allies delivered the Potsdam Declaration to the leaders of Japan, which they rejected. Six days after the bombing of Nagasaki, they accepted the exact same terms. I wish they hadn't waited ...

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See Images from the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

See Images from the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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