Hiroshima atomic bomb. 6 August 1945.
During World War II, the 2nd japanese General Army and Chugoku Regional Army were headquartered in Hiroshima, and the Army Marine Headquarters was located at Ujina port. The city also had large depots of military supplies, and was a key center for shipping. On Monday, August 6, 1945, at 8:15 a.m., the nuclear uranian bomb "Little Boy" was dropped on Hiroshima by an American B-29 bomber, directly killing an estimated 80,000 people. By the end of the year, injury and radiation brought total casualties to 90,000–140,000. The population before the bombing was around 340,000 to 350,000. It exploded with an energy of 16 kilotons of TNT. Approximately 69% of the city's buildings were completely destroyed, and another 7% severely damaged (click later HERE to view Hiroshima damege map). Wikipedia.
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Title: Hiroshima; pre-strike mosaic. Publisher: – Place of publisching: – Date: before 06.08.1945. Language: english Description: –
Title: Hiroshima, Japan; post strike; section I. Publisher: – Place of publisching: – Date: 26.01.1946. Language: english Description: –
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