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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Newly Discovered A-Bomb Photos Now On Display

Above, the Atomic Bomb Dome. Photo by Armand Vaquer.

For those planning to visit Japan, and Hiroshima in particular, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum has some newly-discovered photographs on display.

According to an article in The Japan Times:
HIROSHIMA – The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum on Tuesday showed to the press a total of 10 newly discovered photos, including one taken by the crew of the Enola Gay that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima that shows the mushroom cloud rising skyward on the morning of Aug. 6, 1945. 
The photographs collected from the Library of Congress and the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in the United States also include a picture of U.S. Navy sailors observing the so-called Atomic Bomb Dome 10 years after the bombing.
Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park and Museum is one of the most popular attractions in Japan for foreign tourists.

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