49 Never-Before-Seen Photos Of Hiroshima Just Months After The Bomb Dropped

August 7, 2015

While cleaning out my grandparents house this year, my dad came across hundreds of slides from my grandpa's time in the Navy during WWII. Included were pictures from ground zero in Hiroshima taken just months after the bomb was dropped.

These photos were stored as slides in a box in a closet for over 60 years. We scanned the slides, and here they are...

rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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rare photos of hiroshima after the bomb
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My Grandpa (Colorized)

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I think a lot of young people forget that life had to continue for people in Hiroshima. These pictures really put the "human-ness" back into the equation.

Credit: ddgromit.

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