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A photograph taken of the atomic cloud rising over Hiroshima on Shikoker Island, Japan. A member of the 20th Air Force shot this photograph with a 152 mm lens at 25,000 feet after the bomb exploded. Two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan, the first on the city of Hiroshima and the second on Nagasaki, August 9, 1945. Six days after the bombing of Nagasaki, on August 15, Japan announced its surrender to the Allied Powers.

Creator: Joint Intelligence Center, Pacific Ocean Areas
Date: August 6, 1945

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Item Number: 213209
Call Number: E970.6 *6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213209

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