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Picture of a crowd of people holding flowers at a memorial service in Hiroshima, Japan
August 6, 2021

Remembering Hiroshima

On August 6, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, killing more than 70,000 people and injuring tens of thousands more. This picture from the August 1995 issue shows a crowd observing the event 50 years later by laying flowers in Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park.
Photograph by Jodi Cobb, Nat Geo Image Collection

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