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Hiroshima in ruins

Accession Number: 98-2460

Hiroshima in ruins

 8x10 inches (21x26 cm), Black and White
Description: Hiroshima on Honshu Island lies in ruins as a result of August, 1945 atomic bombing that hastened Japanese capitulation. From: Scrapbook presented to Postmaster General Robert E. Hannegan on the occasion of his visit to General Headquarters U. S. Army Forces, Pacific in Tokyo, Japan, July 1946.
Date: ca. August 1945
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ARC Keywords: Atomic bomb; World War, 1939-1945; Hiroshima-shi (Japan) bombardment, 1945
HST Keywords: Atom Bomb; Japan - Cities - Hiroshima
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