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1945: Hiroshima

Model of the atomic bomb impact on Hiroshima at the Peace Memorial Museum there.

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1945: Tadayori Kihara’s Suitcase

When the first atomic bomb detonated over Hiroshima, Tadayori Kihara was riding his bicycle onto a bridge; this suitcase was mounted behind his seat. The blast threw Kihara off his bicycle and onto the bridge walkway.  Most of the skin … Continue reading

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