Hiroshima needs no introduction.
Emotional images from the past and present speak to the history of the 6th of August, 1945.
An air photo of HIroshima prepared by the US bomber command in April 1945 - the cross-hairs mark the atomic bomb target.
A model in the Peace Memorial Museum showing the point of explosion at about 680 meters above the city - the hypo-center.
The hypo-center was about 150 meters southeast of this location.
The narrow peninsula between the Motoyasu-gawa and Honkawa rivers is now the site of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. In the foreground is the severely damaged Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall. It is preserved as the A-Bomb Dome.
The Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall before and after the atomic explosion.
The atomic bomb detonated at 8:15 am on the 6th of August 1945.
A panorama of the Peace Memorial Park looking north towards the A-Bomb Dome.
A burial mound in the Peace Memorial Park.
Looking through the Cenotaph to the eternal Flame of Peace and the A-Bomb Dome.
The Peace Bell.
Sakura - new life veils a reminder of the past.