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The nightmare returns: Chilling echoes of Hiroshima's destruction in images from…

The tsunami is Japan's worst disaster since the Second World War - and the images from its aftermath are chillingly similar to the scenes from Hiroshima 66 years earlier.
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    A picture of Hiroshima after the atomic bomb hit on August 6 1945. Approximately 70 000 Japanese died instantly.

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    Flashbacks of Hiroshima: Tsunami that hit Japan in 2011

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    PP: A picture of Hiroshima after the atomic bomb hit on August 6 1945. Approximately 70 000 Japanese people died instantly.

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    Hiroshima, Japan - Aftermath of the bomb (1945)

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