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  • An aerial photograph showing the mushroom cloud rising above Hiroshima, Japan, shortly after the "Little Boy" atomic bomb was dropped on Aug. 6, 1945.
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  • The remains of a wristwatch found in the ruins in Hiroshima. The hands of this watch were burned in place showing the time of 8:15 a.m. The shadow of the small hand on the "8" made it appear to be the big hand.
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  • An aerial view of Hiroshima after the atomic bomb was dropped on this Japanese city.
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  • A Japanese baby sits crying in the rubble left by the atomic bomb blast in Hiroshima, Aug. 6, 1945.
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  • Survivors of the first atomic bomb are seen as they await emergency medical treatment, on Aug. 6, 1945, in Hiroshima, Japan.
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  • Victims of the atomic bomb blast who took refuge in the rubble of a bank building in Hiroshima.
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  • Survivors of the atomic bomb explosion lay in beds in Hiroshima, Japan, 1945.
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  • One of many buildings near the hypocenter of the atomic bomb blast that was destroyed in Hiroshima, Aug. 6,1945. Thousands were killed in the initial blast and firestorm.
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  • The aftermath of the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. All the occupants of the burned-out bus were killed.
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  • A woman shoveling rubble in the ruins of Hiroshima after the atomic bomb blast.
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  • People walking through the ruins following the atomic bomb blast.
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  • In this September 1945 photo, an allied correspondent stands in the rubble of the atomic bomb blast in Hiroshima, Japan. The building in the background is the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, currently preserved as the Atomic Bomb Dome.
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