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Kyoto
used in Hiroshima

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a city in central Japan that was once the capital of Japan; famous as a cultural center and for the Kyoto protocols on global warming
  • Of all the important cities of Japan, only two, Kyoto and Hiroshima, had not been visited in strength by B-san, or Mr B, as the Japanese with a mixture of respect and unhappy familiarity, called the B-29; and.
    One — A Noiseless Flash (7% in)
  • ...the flood took up where the bomb had left off — swept away bridges that had survived the blast, washed out streets, undermined foundations of buildings that still stood — and ten miles to the west the Ono Army Hospital, where a team of experts from Kyoto Imperial University was studying the delayed affliction of the patients, suddenly slid down a beautiful, pine-dark mountainside into the Inland Sea and drowned most of the investigators and their mysteriously diseased patients alike.
    Four — Panic Grass and Feverfew (22% in)

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