Hiroshima: National Peace Memorial Hall, sign stating number of fatalities from the bomb by the end of 1945

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Title

Hiroshima: National Peace Memorial Hall, sign stating number of fatalities from the bomb by the end of 1945

Subject

Atomic bomb--Hiroshima; Atomic bomb victims

Description

The A-bomb devastated nearly all administrative agencies and destoyed official documents. Thus, the exact number of deaths due to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima remains unknown. Many victims were never identified. -- According to a document submitted by the city of Hiroshima to the United Nations in 1976 entitled 'For the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons and the Reduction of All Armed Forces and All Armaments,' an extimated 140,000 (plus or minus 10,000) people died as a result of the A-bomb between August 6, 1945, and the end of December that year.
Collection Librarian: Amy Bryant. Please send comments or content corrections to Michael Thiedeman, Professor of Art, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 47374 USA. email address: thiedmi@earlham.edu

Contributor

Thiedeman, Michael
Earlham College

Rights

Material may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only, in accordance with Fair Use policies. Acknowledgement to be given to the IDEAS Project, Earlham College, and the Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims.

Format

Image/jpeg

Language

Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean

Type

Still Image

Identifier

ecasia000846
ecasia_a_000846

Coverage

Japan
Japan - Showa 1926 - 1989
8/6/1945
Chugoku (region), Hiroshima (prefecture), Hiroshima (inhabited place)
7004499

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Physical Dimensions

925 w x 1200 h, 150ppi

Files

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Citation

“Hiroshima: National Peace Memorial Hall, sign stating number of fatalities from the bomb by the end of 1945,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 15, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4212.