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Devastation of Hiroshima

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Hiroshima looking southwest from over the ruined Shukkeien Gardens to Kami-Nagarekawa-cho District, about 950 yards (870 meters) from the hypocenter. Concrete structures still standing from center left to right: Higushi Police Station in Shimo-yanagi-cho District, relief Efforts began around these stations and moved out to the city; Chugoku Shimbun Building; Fukuya Old and new Department Stores; and the financial district on the right. Off camera to the right is the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, the “Atomic Bomb Dome“ in Sarugaku-cho District.
Image Filename wwii1228.jpg
Image Size 2.79 MB
Image Dimensions 3000 x 2329
Photographer Unknown
Photographer Title
Caption Author Jason McDonald
Date Photographed September 05, 1945
Location Shukkeien Gardens
City Hiroshima
State or Province Hiroshima Prefecture
Country Japan
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Status Caption ©2007, ©2024 MFA Productions LLC
Image in the Public Domain

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