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These Photos of Hiroshima Just After The Bombings Will Break Your Heart

These Photos of Hiroshima Just After The Bombings Will Break Your Heart
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The bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were the worst moments in the history of humankind which will remain as scratches on our minds for a very long time. The people of these cities however, bore the scratches and moved on so rapidly, that it all seems almost surreal. These pictures, clicked just a few months after the brutal bombings, tell us about the course that the people of Hiroshima followed to restore their faith in themselves and how they built back the city working as a fraternity!

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The bombing sure destroyed the order of life in Hiroshima.

The bombing sure destroyed the order of life in Hiroshima.

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The devastation was unprecedented.

The devastation was unprecedented.
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Lives of a generation were grappled with a very peculiar fear constantly poking their backs.

Lives of a generation were grappled with a very peculiar fear constantly poking their backs.
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The barren lands, cleared of all human interventions were a depressing sight.

The barren lands, cleared of all human interventions were a depressing sight.
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But nothing could stop the citizens of Hiroshima from smiling and fighting their way through it.

But nothing could stop the citizens of Hiroshima from smiling and fighting their way through it.
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They had come to realize that they couldn't stop.

They had come to realize that they couldn't stop.
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And they didn't. They marched on.

And they didn't. They marched on.

They tried restoring their lives and order about the city in their own ways.

They tried restoring their lives and order about the city in their own ways.
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And the Japanese built back everything that the monstrous bombs had taken away from them, one by one.

And the Japanese built back everything that the monstrous bombs had taken away from them, one by one.
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Classrooms in schools ran regardless of all the odds.

Classrooms in schools ran regardless of all the odds.
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The city of Hiroshima was literally put back together.

The city of Hiroshima was literally put back together.
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The children learnt and worked, all at the same time.

The children learnt and worked, all at the same time.
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The city began raising it's head again.

The city began raising it's head again.
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And molded yet another generation, ready to leap from the ashes, like their beloved Phoenix.

And molded yet another generation, ready to leap from the ashes, like their beloved Phoenix.
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