Growing mushroom cloud from the atomic bomb detonation in Nagasaki, Japan, 9 Aug 1945. Note the approaching shock wave that the soldiers in the foreground are apparently not yet aware of.

Caption   Growing mushroom cloud from the atomic bomb detonation in Nagasaki, Japan, 9 Aug 1945. Note the approaching shock wave that the soldiers in the foreground are apparently not yet aware of. ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2019

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