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Google LatLong: Visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial with Google Maps

Google LatLong: Visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial with Google Maps | GenealoNet | Scoop.it

This past March, we announced Street View imagery of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial. Known as the “Atomic Bomb Dome,” the Memorial bears witness to the devastation of nuclear war.

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Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945 | International Center of Photography

Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945 | International Center of Photography | GenealoNet | Scoop.it
After the United States detonated an atomic bomb at Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, the U.S. government restricted the circulation of images of the bomb's deadly effect. President Truman dispatched some 1,150 military personnel and civilians, including photographers, to record the destruction as part of the United States Strategic Bombing Survey.
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