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Photos of Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the bombing, from a 1946 US report
(Catalogue ref: 2a & 2d FO 371/59658, else FO 371/59640)

Source 2a

HIROSHIMA – from the top of the Red Cross Hospital looking northwest. Frame buildings recently erected.

Source 2b

Figure 73
A view looking northwest from a point 550 feet from X in Hiroshima.

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Figure 9
Panoramic view of Nagasaki after the bomb. Taken from North of X, looking south. The V-shaped foundations in the foreground are the remains of the prison. All of this area was thickly covered with factories and dwellings.

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NAGASAKI ... “like a graveyard with not a tombstone standing ... “ Nagasaki Prefecture Report

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Figure 49
Panorama looking northeast from the Nagasaki Medical School and Hospital towards X. This area was covered with small factories and homes.

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Figure 47
Nagasaki Panorama, taken from a point west of the Urakami River, looking east towards X, about 0.25 mile away. All of this area was thickly covered with small factory buildings and dwellings.

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Figure 87
The hydraulic powerhouse of the Mitsubishi Steel and Arms Works in Nagasaki, 1,900 feet from X.

Source 2h

Figure 67
A view of the Urakami Gas Works, 0.6 mile north of X in Nagasaki. The wreckage of automobiles is seen in the foreground.