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

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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Mushroom clouds.
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