Caption: Atomic bomb destruction, Nagasaki, Japan. Footage of the ruins of the Commercial School complex in Nagasaki, Japan, part of the destruction caused by the atomic bomb dropped by a US bomber on 9 August 1945 during World War II. These buildings were around 1100 metres from ground zero. This footage includes buildings such as the main machine shop, which was gutted by fire. The atomic explosion, equivalent to 21,000 tons of TNT, destroyed an area several kilometres across, killing an estimated 75,000 people. This was the second atomic bomb used in warfare, following the atomic bomb over Hiroshima three days earlier. Over 220,000 people died in both cities, and tens of thousands were injured. Japan surrendered a few days later.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1900s, 1940s, 1945, 20th century, 2nd world war, aftermath, american, asia, asian, atom bomb, atomic bombing, bombed, buildings, burnt, city, clip, commercial school, death, destroyed, destruction, devastated, devastation, disaster, film, fire, flattened, footage, gutted, historical, history, japan, japanese, landscape, leveled, levelled, machine shop, military, motion, nagasaki, no-one, nobody, nuclear bomb, nuclear warfare, nuclear weapons, ruin, ruined, ruins, second world war, valley of nagasaki, video, war, warfare, workshops, world war 2, world war ii, world war two, ww2, wwii

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.

Atomic bomb destruction, Nagasaki, Japan

K005/2698 Rights Managed

Downloadable master

Duration: 00:00:11.27

Frame size: 640x480

Frame rate: 60

Audio: Yes

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 154.2M


Capture format: 16mm

Codec: Windows Media Video 9 Standard

Please contact Science Photo Library if you require the original, or other formats.


Save watermarked comp

Request un-watermarked file

Price clip Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator