The communications room of Military District Headquarters that was responsible for issuing and lifting air raid warnings was located in a semi-basement in the castle.
A medical team from a naval hospital reached the city in the evening, and fire-fighting brigades from the neighboring towns assisted in fighting the fires.
Shattered hulk of a domed office building marks the epicenter of the atomic blast that destroyed the city of Hiroshima in August, 1945.
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He was the first officially recognized survivor of both bombings.
At the time of the attack, the population was approximately 340,000—350,000.
Marshall began contemplating the use of a weapon that was "readily available and which assuredly can decrease the cost in American lives":.
Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, the closest surviving building to the location of the bomb's detonation, was designated the.