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ATOMIC BOMB DROPPED ON HIROSHIMA JAPAN on August 6, 1945 (shadow left by a Hiroshima citizen who had been working at 8:15 when the bomb was dropped)

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HIROSHIMA GIRLS: The war ended with the US dropping atomic bombs on Japan's mainland. It was later revealed the US had also contemplated a chemical bombardment on Japanese crops. Source: AFP

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Survivors of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are known as Hibakusha. These victims were exposed to radiation at the time of the event. One victim said he felt that his body was "burning all over." His friend's feet were so burnt that red muscle was exposed. Another described the horrible sight she witnessed of people's fingers catching on fire, followed by their entire bodies. In addition, she explained how difficult it was to breathe the hot air that surrounded her.

Victims of the hydrogen bomb testing at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands accused authorities of lying about the effects of radiation. Description from culturespeoplepolitics.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

http://500px.com/photo/186638387 Struck the heart. Genbaku Dome by jimbos -On Monday August 6 1945 at 8:15 am the nuclear weapon "Little Boy" Was Dropped on Hiroshima by an American B-29 bomber the Enola Gay Flown by Colonel Paul Tibbets [directly killing an estimated 70000 people including 20000 Japanese and 2000 Korean slave laborers combatants. By the end of the year and radiation injury brought to the total number of deaths from 90.000 to 166.000. The population before the bombing Was…

Meet Shimohira one of the survivors of the #atomic bomb attack on #Nagasaki #Japan by the United States on 9 August 1945. By chance we met her in the corridor of the museum. She had just been giving her testimony of that day to a group of school children. As the years pass fewer survivors remain alive and those that do remain passionate to share a message of peace to the next generation. Hiroshima may be the focus of political statements and citizen protest but Nagasaki's message is clear…

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The Aftermath of Hiroshima after Truman's order to release an atomic bomb on the city. This was just one of 2 bombings in Japan, the other being the bombing of Nagasaki, which were both caused by Japan not surrendering to USA's warnings, to show their power and not give up on their word, USA proceeded with the operation and left the city in flames and dust, killing many people in an instant and filling the area with toxic radiation that contributed to killing more people even after the…

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Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome (August 6, 2011)

Hiroshima Peace Memorial, commonly called the Atomic Bomb Dome or A-Bomb Dome (原爆ドーム), in Hiroshima, Japan, is part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. The building serves as a memorial to the people who were killed in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Over 70,000 people were killed instantly, and another 70,000 suffered fatal injuries from the radiation. - Wikipedia

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