Nagasaki after the 1945 Bomb Attack

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This aerial photo depicts ground zero, at Nagasaki, as it appeared immediately after the August 9, 1945 atomic-bomb strike. The 1,000-foot superimposed circles provide a sense of distance.

Among other places, this image appears at page 10 of The Effects of Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagaski, United States Strategic Bombing Survey (published, in 1946, by the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC). 

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Image, described above, online via the Library of Congress.


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