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Photos: On this day – August 6, 1945 – Hiroshima devastated by the atomic bomb

Posted Aug 06, 2013

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On this day – August 6, 1945 – Hiroshima, Japan is devastated when the atomic bomb “Little Boy” is dropped by the United States B-29 Enola Gay. Around 70,000 people are killed instantly, and some tens of thousands die in subsequent years from burns and radiation poisoning.

 

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