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Aerial Mosaic of Nagasaki Before the Atomic Attack

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Annotated photo reconnaissance mosaic of Nagasaki four days before the blast. You can see how the atomic blast was trapped and funneled through the hills surrounding the city, minimizing the effects. Numbered areas are: 1.) Tategami Shipyards; 2.) Mitsubishi Shipyards; 3.) Akunoura Engine Works; 4.) Mitsubishi Electric Manufacturing Company; 5.) Nagasaki & Dejima Wharves and Railroad Yards; 6.) Mitsubishi Steel and Arms Works; and 7.) Mitsubishi-Urakami Odrdinance Plant. 8.) Shows the approximate position of the hypocenter when the bomb hit on August 9th.
Image Filename wwii1239.jpg
Image Size 1.07 MB
Image Dimensions 1494 x 1800
Photographer Unknown
Photographer Title
Caption Author Jason McDonald
Date Photographed August 05, 1945
Location Aerial View of Nagasaki
City Nagasaki
State or Province Nagasaki Prefecture
Country Japan
Archive United States Air Force
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Status Caption ©2007, ©2024 MFA Productions LLC
Image in the Public Domain

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