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Victims of a Bomb in Hiroshima Waiting to Be Examined by A.B.C.C

Hiroshima's children patiently wait their turn for a complete and detailed physical examination in ABCC's [Atom Bomb Casualty Commission] temporary laboratory clinic by Carl Mydans

A survivor still hospitalized in Hiroshima, showing arms and torso covered with keloids caused by the atomic bomb dropped on the city. Location: Hiroshima, Japan. Date taken: August 1947 Photographer: Carl Mydans

A survivor still hospitalized in Hiroshima, showing arms and torso covered with keloids caused by the atomic bomb dropped on the city. Date taken: August 1947 Photographer: Carl Mydans

Hiroshima, 6th August 1945 . Photo taken by Yoshito Matsushige through his window, 1.6 Miles Away. S)

"Little Boy" was the codename for the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on August 1945 by the Boeing Superfortress Enola Gay. It was the first atomic bomb to be used as a weapon. *Photo by Yoshito Matsushige from miles away.

A mother and her child sit among the ruins of Hiroshima four months after the atomic bomb, 1945. Alfred Eisenstaedt.  (黒ネコ)

A mother and her child sit among the ruins of Hiroshima, four months after the Americans dropped the atomic bomb, killing a total of people in one Alfred Eisenstaedt.