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69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing
« on: August 06, 2014, 12:28:56 PM »


Combo of file pictures dated 1945 of the devastated city of Hiroshima before and after the first atomic bomb was dropped by a U.S. Air Force B-29, 06 August 1945. Around 140,000 people, or more
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Re: 69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2014, 12:29:57 PM »
This file photo taken 06 August 1945 shows smoke billowing 20,000 feet above Hiroshima,Japan while smoke from the burst of the first atomic bomb had spread over 10,000 feet on the target at the base ...

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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2014, 12:31:28 PM »
Atomic bomb damage at Hiroshima with a burnt out fire engine amidst the rubble after the US dropped an atomic bomb on August 6, 1945. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2014, 12:33:37 PM »
High-angle view of a section of the city of Hiroshima after the US atomic bombing on August 6, 1945. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

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Re: 69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2014, 12:34:47 PM »
Aerial view of Hiroshima the day after, August 7, 1945, the United States dropped the atomic bomb on it during World War II, Japan. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2014, 12:38:05 PM »
An aerial view of the atomic bomb damage at Hiroshimaon August 6th, 1945. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
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« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2014, 12:41:02 PM »
The twisted wreckage of a theatre, located 800 metres from the epicentre of the atomic explosion at Hiroshima on August 6th, 1945. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

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Re: 69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2014, 12:42:23 PM »
To accelerate Japan's surrender in the WW II, the US forces dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima Aug 6, 1945 killing an estimated 140,000 people.


Another atomic bomb hit Nagasaki Aug 9 the same year

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« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2014, 12:43:47 PM »
A man wheels his bicycle thorough Hiroshima, days after the city was leveled by an atomic bomb blast, Japan. The view here is looking west-northwest, about 550 feet from where the bomb landed, known

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Re: 69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2014, 12:45:11 PM »
This undated handout image provided by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) shows a photocopy of a map created by the Army Air Corps to plan the dropping of an atomic bomb on

 

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