This is a view of a destroyed area in Nagasaki, Japan after the atomic bomb. From Basil Rice.
These buildings in Japan show that the concrete walls are still standing, but the wood in and around them has been splintered by the blast. The tiles on the roof are buckled and damaged by heat. The windows have been blown out. From Basil Rice.
This two story fire station in Japan was made of concrete and reinforced steel. It is still standing after the bomb, but the windows are blown. The firemen are in uniform and the pumper they have pulled outside is probably now in service. From Basil Rice.
Human skeletons lie amid the rubble left by the atomic bomb in Nagasaki, Japan. From Basil Rice.
In the center of the photo is what remains of a water reservoir the Japanese constructed to hold water for fighting fires where running water would not have been available. There is a ladder to reach the bottom. The road has been cleared since the atomic bomb in Nagasaki, Japan. From Basil Rice.
This residential area of Nagasaki, Japan was relatively unharmed by the atomic bombs due to the sheltering effect of the hills. The space in the foreground has been intentionally cleared earlier as a fire break. From Basil Rice.
Japanese people working to rebuild after World War II using hand pushed carts of materials. The exact location is unknown, and all are unidentified. From Basil Rice.
The steel frame of this unidentified industrial building, possibly part of Mitsubishi Arms Plant, in Nagasaki, Japan has been bent out of shape by the atomic bomb. From Basil Rice.
This photo shows the damage caused by the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. The buildings in the back of the photo may have been sheltered by the hill behind it. From Basil Rice.
This destroyed fire truck sets in the midst of destruction from the atomic bomb in Nagasaki, Japan. From Basil Rice.