August 6, 2011, Hiroshima, Japan - People offer prayers at the cenotaph during a memorial ceremony at Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima on Saturday, August 6, 2011. The skeletal A-bomb Dome is in 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 - People offer prayers at the cenotaph during a memorial ceremony at Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima on Saturday, August 6, 2011. The skeletal A-bomb Dome is in 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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