Remember Hiroshima…

It was exactly 62 years ago… 

On August 6, 1945, the nuclear weapon “Little Boy” was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, followed on August 9, 1945 by the detonation of the “Fat Man” nuclear bomb over Nagasaki. They are the only instances of the use of nuclear weapons in warfare. (wikipedia)

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(The mushroom cloud that formed over Hiroshima after the drop of the atomic bomb.)

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(The crew of the Enola Gay, the plane that carried the first atomic bomb to its target.)

“Even to those who managed to survive, it was hell where they envied the dead,” Hiroshima Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba told the crowd,

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(before and after the bomb)

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(A victim of the Hiroshima bombing.)

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