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Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb (4 of 5) b y H J Peterson
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4. K-HJP001-013 photo by H. J. Peterson / Photographed from the roof of the Fukuya Department Store / November, 1945 / Location: Ebisu-cho / Distance from hypocenter: approx. 710m

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