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Picture taken of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945.

Español: Nube de hongo sobre Nagasaki producida por la bomba atómica. Tomada desde un B-29 a una altura de 18 km
Français : Le champignon atomique sur Nagasaki est monté jusqu'à une altitude de 18 km.
Nederlands: De aanval gefotografeerd vanuit een van de B-29 Superfortresses betrokken bij de aanval
Svenska: Atombomben över Nagasaki resulterar i ett svampformat moln som sträcker sig över 18 km upp i luften.

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August 9, 1945


The picture was taken from one of the B-29 Superfortresses used in the attack.

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Library of Congress catalog information

TITLE: Mushroom cloud
CALL NUMBER: POS 6 - U.S., no. 1176 (C size) <P&P>[P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: _ _ _ _ _ Publication may be restricted. For information see "Yanker poster collection" (
MEDIUM: 1 print (poster)
Personality Posters, copyright claimant.
Use electronic surrogate.kokot
Gift; Gary Yanker; 1975-1983.
This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985.
jj / 860407.
Mushroom clouds.
Photographs Reproductions.
Posters American.
PART OF: Yanker Poster Collection (Library of Congress)
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (intermediary roll film) yan 1a38919
VIDEO FRAME ID: LCPP001A-38919 (from original)
CARD #: yan1996001118/PP

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current 18:48, 29 February 2008 1,246×1,468 (714 KB) Xiong Chiamiov (losslessly optimized using en:optipng)
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11:32, 10 February 2005 800×1,094 (114 KB) Mormegil (Atomic bombing of Nagasaki (from en:))
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