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Hiroshima after the bomb

July 16, 2012

Absolutely remarkable 360 degree view of Hiroshima here taken some two months after the bomb had dropped.  The photographer, Shigeo Hayashi, said:

“On October 1, 1945, I stood at the hypocenter of the Hiroshima atomic bombing and made a slow revolution. In that instant I had a difficulty grasping that this city had been felled by a single explosion. Nothing in my experience had prepared me to conceive of that magnitude of destructive force.”

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