August 6, 2011, Hiroshima, Japan - Colorful paper lantern are leased on to the river running through the City of Hiroshima on Saturday, August 6, 2011, offering prayers for those died during and long after the atomic bombing of the city. The skeletal A-bomb Dome lit up in the background.....Japan observed the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing with a moment of silence and the release of doves in a memorial ceremony as the nation struggles to put a different kind of nuclear disaster under control at the crippled power plant in northeast. The worlds first A-bomb destroyed most of this western industrial city, killing as many as 140,000 people in the summer of 1945. A second atomic bombing Aug. 9 that year in Nagasaki killed tens of thousands more and prompted the Japanese to surrender. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO [3615] -mis-

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Hiroshima 66th A-bomb Anniversary
August 6, 2011, Hiroshima, Japan - Colorful paper lantern are leased on to the river running through the City of Hiroshima on Saturday, August 6, 2011, offering prayers for those died during and long after the atomic bombing of the city. The skeletal A-bomb Dome lit up in the background.....Japan observed the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing with a moment of silence and the release of doves in a memorial ceremony as the nation struggles to put a different kind of nuclear disaster under control at the crippled power plant in northeast. The worlds first A-bomb destroyed most of this western industrial city, killing as many as 140,000 people in the summer of 1945. A second atomic bombing Aug. 9 that year in Nagasaki killed tens of thousands more and prompted the Japanese to surrender. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO [3615] -mis-

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Date 6 Aug 2011
Location: Hiroshima Japan
Credit: Natsuki Sakai
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