Throwback to 1945, what happened to Hiroshima, the first city in human history to be destroyed by an atomic bomb?
The bombing of Hiroshima leaves a big scar. we cannot deny it. It is the most terrifying engine of destruction. Back then, the misfortune history of the city shocked the world. How?
On August 6, 1945, during World War II, the city of Hiroshima was attacked by the Little Boy, the world’s first deployed atomic bomb.
At 8:15 a.m, The Little Boy was dropped and innocent lives were killed and much of Hiroshima was destroyed. five square miles of Hiroshima was completely vanished, according to reports.
It is a heartbreaking tragedy for those innocent civilian populations, isn’t it?
Now, we will take a quick look of Hiroshima before/after the attack and its astonishing recovery. The world moves on, and everything has changed…
Before the attack
It was quiet. It was beautiful city where people busy doing stuffs in life. It is sad realizing of anything being killed, isn’t it? but people living in Hiroshima didn’t even realize they would be killed…
after the Little boy was dropped on Hiroshima,What happened?
The photo below shows what we called “Mushroom cloud” it billowed into the sky about one hour after an atomic bomb was dropped..
Nearly 80,000 people are believed to have been killed immediately and many dying of injuries and the side effect of the nuclear. The city was ruined. Life was hard. The survivors had to deal with the heavy blanket of depression, obstacles, and live life that they did not deserve.
The photo below shows the two brothers who survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima four days after the attack. They suddenly drifted away from everyone around them. No more Friends , Family, joke, and conversation.
And, it is 2017 Hiroshima. We cannot forget it but it’s new beginning.. Hiroshima recovered.
It’s been a very very long time. This year Japan marked the 72nd anniversary of the attack. This attack has ultimately claimed the lives of some 140,000 people. However, it’s a new beginning. Hiroshima is back to be a quiet place where people busy enjoining and doing stuffs in life but they cannot get over the toughest history of the atomic bombing. They come to pray annually for the victims…
Now, let’s take a look at the new looks of Hiroshima. The rebuilding as a city of Peace and life began settling down…
Hiroshima has witnessed an astonishing recovery. It is impressive how this city and mother nature have healed after this terrifying destruction.
The mother nature’s back. Here is the Cheery Blossom Season in Hiroshima in 2017
There are so much of Hiroshima. This is just a brief summery of how this city has recovered. Visiting Hiroshima would be a great thing to do. Explore and learn, it is worthwhile!!