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Torii of Sanno Shrine, Nagasaki

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The Ichi-no-Torii (Number One Entrance) of Sanno Shrine near Iwakawa-machi District, 2,300 feet (700 meters) from the hypocenter. Behind it is the ruins of Nagasaki Medical College Hospital, with its painted smokestacks bent under the force of the blast.
Image Filename wwii1284.jpg
Image Size 1.55 MB
Image Dimensions 2920 x 2331
Photographer Battersby, R. J.
Photographer Title Lieutenant
Caption Author Jason McDonald
Date Photographed October 01, 1945
Location Sanno Shrine
City Nagasaki
State or Province Nagasaki Prefecture
Country Japan
Archive National Archives and Records Administration
Record Number
Status Caption ©2007, ©2024 MFA Productions LLC
Image in the Public Domain

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