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Apr 04, 2019 at 11:46 AM

Hiroshima After the Atom Bomb

Informer: Wegen Fantu, from History category

An aerial photograph reveals the devastation inflicted on Hiroshima, Japan, by an atomic bomb that was dropped on the city on August 6, 1945. Seventy thousand people were killed instantly, and 68 percent of the city was destroyed in the blast. The death toll eventually climbed to 200,000 due to radiation sickness.



Info source: Microsoft ® Encarta Encyclopedia/Corbis