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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Photos From the Ruins, 1945

LIFE photographs -- resembling every war-battered panorama from Verdun to Vietnam -- made in September, 1945, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
gorekun
gorekun • 1 year ago

Bust in front of destroyed cathedral two miles from the atomic bomb detonation site, Nagasaki, Japan, 1945

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