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Hiroshima-shi (Japan) bombardment, 1945

Hiroshima in ruins

Hiroshima on Honshu Island lies in ruins as a result of August, 1945 atomic bombing that hastened Japanese capitulation. From: Scrapbook presented to Postmaster General Robert E. Hannegan on the occasion of his visit to General Headquarters U. S. Army Forces, Pacific in Tokyo, Japan, July 1946.