75 years since Hiroshima

Participants gather at Hiroshima Memorial Cenotaph during the ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the bombing at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Here is a view of the total destruction of Hiroshima, the result of the first atomic bomb dropped in wartime, August 6, 1945. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force)
Two people walk on a cleared path through the destruction resulting from the Aug. 6 detonation of the first atomic bomb, Sept. 8, 1945. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force)
Aboard the cruiser Augusta, President Harry S. Truman, with a radio at hand, reads reports of the first atomic bomb raid on Japan, Aug. 6, 1945, while en route home from the Potsdam conference, where the Japanese flatly rejected the Potsdam Declaration. (AP Photo)
One of the U. S. Air Force?s most famous war Planes, the Boeing B29 Super fortress ?Enola Gay? lands at its Tinian Base after the historic atomic bombing mission against the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. (AP Photo)

Survivors of the world’s first atomic bombing gathered in diminished numbers near an iconic, blasted dome Thursday to mark the attack’s 75th anniversary, many of them urging the world, and their own government, to do more to ban nuclear weapons.


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