Wars and Conflicts, World War II, Pacific Theater, Japan, Bombing, Hiroshima (Atomic Bomb). [photograph]


Collection Item Summary:

Low level oblique aerial view from a U.S. Army Air Forces reconnaissance aircraft of Hiroshima, Japan, showing destruction resulting from the dropping of the "Little Boy" atomic bomb on the city on August 6, 1945. The T-shaped bridge visible at extreme right edge was the aiming point.

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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