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A-Bomb Terror, Hiroshima, Japan
1945, 6 August
Black and white photograph
United Nations Photo
UN Photo/Mitsuo Matsushige. www.un.org/av/photo/, creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en
An ominous mushroom cloud rose thousands of feet into the air blotting out the sun and showering deadly ash and radioactive debris on what remained of the town and people of Hiroshima, Japan. Atomic cloud bursting over Hiroshima, 2 minutes after the explosion, at 8:17AM.