21 Likes

Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb (3 of 5) by Harbert F Austin Jr
Japan

3. K-BMA001-014 photo by Harbert F. Austin Jr. / Photographed from the roof of the Kodo elementary School / October, 1945 / Location: Nekoya-cho. / Distance from hypocenter: approx. 760m


The start of restoration work by the citizens in the aftermath of the bomb can be observed as people cross bridges, ride bicycles, and walk about. The A-bomb Dome is visible.

See the other Hiroshima 1945 panoramas.

View More »

Copyright: Harbert F. Austin Jr.
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 30000x15000
Taken: 05/10/1945
Hochgeladen: 25/07/2011
Aktualisiert: 16/10/2014
Angesehen:

...


Tags: memorial; history; atomic; nuclear; bomb; destruction; hiroshima1945
  • northierthanthou.com 12 months ago
    Stark image, to be sure.
  • enteresan almost 2 years ago
    vay amisini
  • comments powered by Disqus

    Tomás Manta
    Japan, Hiroshima, A-Dome
    Tomás Manta
    Japan, Hiroshima, Peace Park
    Ayumu Mitani
    hiroshima baseball stadium
    Ayumu Mitani
    hirosima shiminkyujyo
    John Nayler
    Ryokan Sansui, Hiroshima Accommodation
    Tomás Manta
    Japan, Hiroshima, Castle Entrance
    Tomás Manta
    Japan, Hiroshima, Castle Park
    Tomás Manta
    Japan, Hiroshima, Castle
    ngo hoang duc
    Hiroshima
    ngo hoang duc
    Hiroshima
    Ryo Yanagida
    Wharf park of Hiroshima-City
    Ryo Yanagida
    Nakafukawa Station
    Jedsada Puangsaichai
    Wat Chang Rob, Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park, Near Infrared
    Willy Kaemena
    Szent Istvan Bazilika
    Christof Martin - pfalz360.de
    Lac des Quatre Cantons
    Andrea Biffi
    piazza del Duomo a Trento - Italy
    Stefan Bock
    Dschungelpalast Zoo Hannover
    Jann Lipka
    Rikstelefon payphone booth
    Rob van Gils
    Lower Antelope Canyon
    CHRISTIAN DEL ROSARIO
    Stockholm City Hall Dance Hall
    Yuriy White
    Оперный театр. Галерка справа
    Jedsada Puangsaichai
    Conservation Culture Field, Sirijit Park, Kamphaeng Phet, Near Infrared
    Ronald Tichelaar
    Kitesurfing at the cliff of Mirns
    Jedsada Puangsaichai
    Sirijit Park, Kamphaeng Phet, Near Infrared
    Harbert F. Austin Jr.
    Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb (3 of 5) by Harbert F Austin Jr
    More About Japan

    The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention.The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on.They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam. As salty drips of water fell from the tip of the halberd the first island was formed. Its name was Onogoro.So far, so good. But when Izanagi and Izanami first met on their island, Izanami spoke to Isanagi without being spoken to first. Since she was the female, and this was improper, their first union created badly-formed offspring who were sent off into the sea in boats.The next time they met, Izanagi was sure to speak first, ensuring the proper rules were followed, and this time they produced eight children, which became the islands of Japan.I'm sure you did not fail to miss the significance of this myth for the establishment of Japanese formal society.At present, Japan is the financial capital of Asia. It has the second largest economy in the world and the largest metropolitan area (Tokyo.)Technically there are three thousand islands making up the Japanese archipelago. Izanagi and Izanami must have been busy little devils with their jewelled halberd...Japan's culture is highly technical and organized. Everything sparkles and swooshes on silent, miniaturized mechanisms.They're a world leader in robotics, and the Japanese have the longest life-expectancy on earth.Text by Steve Smith.