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Nagasaki Picture: Rising Column of Smoke Over Nagasaki After the Atomic Bombing


(Picture courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration)
A dense column of smoke rises more than 60,000 feet into the air over the Japanese port of Nagasaki, the result of an atomic bomb, the second ever used in warfare, dropped on the industrial center August 8, 1945, from a U.S. B-29 Superfortress. (August 9, 1945)

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