Hiroshima-shi (Japan) bombardment, 1945
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.
Fire trucks in Hiroshima, Japan sit side by side, destroyed by the atomic bomb which fell two months ago. In the foreground is a concrete water cask. The standing trees have no remaining leaves. From Basil Rice.
Aerial view of Hiroshima, showing atomic bomb damage. From album created by the Allied Reparations Committee, headed by Ambassador Edwin W. Pauley, 1945-47.