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Hiroshima
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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port city in Japan; on August 6, 1945 it was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • At POW Camp 10-D, on the far side of the mountains by Hiroshima, prisoner Ferron Cummins felt a concussion roll down from the hills, and the air warmed strangely.
    p. 300.8
Hiroshima = Japanese port city that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • Among the cities listed on the leaflets were Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
    p. 297.2
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • Tibbets spoke over the interphone: "It's Hiroshima."
    p. 299.6
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • Below it, Hiroshima was boiling.
    p. 300.9
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • A guard said something to Louie that stuck in his head: Hiroshima had been hit by cholera.
    p. 301.2
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • On August 9, Nagasaki, like Hiroshima, disappeared.
    p. 301.9
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • The men fell silent, piecing together the rumors of one giant bomb vaporizing Hiroshima and the abrupt end to the war.
    p. 308.3
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • A few of the trains slipped past Hiroshima.
    p. 320.2
  • Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • John Falconer, a survivor of the Bataan Death March, looked out as Hiroshima neared.
    p. 320.2
Hiroshima = port city in Japan that was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area

(editor's note:  The Baatan Death March was a forced march of tens of thousands of Filipino and American prisoners by their Japanese captors. It was characterized by server physical abuse and wanton killing. Thousands of the prisoners did not survive the march.)
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