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Rare Historical Photos That Will Blow Your Mind (Part 9 of 17) [Copy link] 中文

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88. Hiroshima victim

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During World War II, the bombing of Tokyo and other cities in Japan caused widespread destruction and hundreds of thousands of deaths. On Monday, August 6, 1945, the nuclear bomb “Little Boy” was dropped on Hiroshima by an American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, flown by Colonel Paul Tibbets, killing about 80,000 people. There were six surviving victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, called hibakusha.


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89. German Soldiers And Mule In Gas Masks

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Many animals were used during WWI on both fronts of the war. Since horses and mules were vulnerable to poison gases, they were often equipped with gas masks over their muzzles to protect them from inhaling phosgene.


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90. Checkpoint Charlie

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US Tanks face the Soviet Union Tanks at Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin. Checkpoint Charlie was a Berlin Wall crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War. After the dissolution of the Eastern Bloc and the reunification of Germany, the building at Checkpoint Charlie became a tourist attraction.


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