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All that is left of one Shinto shrine in Nagasaki.  The arch is made of elements.  This plus the fact that the blast could go through and around the structure, enabled it to escape destruction.  Japan, October 1945.  Lt. R. J. Battersby.  (Marine Corps)<br />
Exact Date Shot Unknown<br />
NARA FILE #:  127-N-137017<br />
WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #:  1333
HD-SN-99-02992
All that is left of one Shinto shrine in Nagasaki. The arch is made of elements. This plus the fact that the blast could go through and around the structure, enabled it to escape destruction. Japan, October 1945. Lt. R. J. Battersby. (Marine Corps)
Exact Date Shot Unknown
NARA FILE #: 127-N-137017
WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1333

Filename: FILE_HD-SN-99-02992.JPEG
Source: Via Agence Quebec Presse
Date: 1 Oct 1945
Location: NAGASAKI JAPAN
Credit: Via Agence Quebec Presse
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