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Daily History Hub  • History Hub and Buff • I DO NOT own any of the Photos, Concept Art, etc. • Hate = 🚫 • Est. 2015 #historicdailydose

Popular photos of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings often capture the event from an aerial perspective.
While this perspective makes for a powerful image, it obviously doesn't capture the blasts' terrifying scope to those on the ground at the time. This is what makes this photo of the atomic cloud rising over Nagasaki on August 9, 1945 so devastating. The blast pictured here would soon kill at least 75,000 people. •
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A handful of surviving images depict the Titanic on the water, just days before the ship's tragic accident on April 15, 1912. Images of survivors' rescue — like the one here, depicting the last lifeboat evacuating the ship — are less common. •
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On June 18, 1864, a cannon shot took both arms of Alfred Stratton. He was just 19 years old. Overall, one in 13 Civil War soldiers became amputees.
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Partially titled "A harvest of death," this photo depicts just a few of the fallen soldiers at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania following the historic battle there in July 1863.
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US troops of the 69th Infantry Division shake hands with Soviet troops in a staged photo on the wrecked bridge over the Elbe in Torgau, Germany, to mark the previous day's linkup between US and Soviet forces on April 26, 1945.

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Stripped to the waist in a temperature of nearly 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37 degrees Celsius), men of a 3-inch mortar team of the 1st Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers work overtime during an intensive bombardment of Chinese-held hills, 15 July 1952.

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Soldiers of an Australian 4th Division field artillery brigade walk on a duckboard track laid across a muddy, shattered battlefield in Chateau Wood, near Hooge, Belgium, on October 29, 1917. This was during the Battle of Passchendaele, fought by British forces and their allies against Germany for control of territory near Ypres, Belgium. •
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Young guerrillas wear grenades at their belts, preparing to fight the encroaching Viet Minh forces in the Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1954.

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Aleksandra Samusenko was one of the only female tank officers of the Soviet Armed forces and served as a tank commander from 1943-1944. Samusenko rose to fame both for her heroic performance during the Battle of Kursk and for leading her forces out of an ambush when her commander fell during a later battle.

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*GRAPHIC*
This photo was taken at a recently liberated concentration camp as British soldiers forced Nazi S.S. troops to load the bodies of their victims onto trucks for burial. It was later discovered that this was the camp where Anne Frank lost her life and was buried in an unknown mass grave.

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