Tale of Two Cities
A film tells about the destruction and death caused by atomic bombs dropped on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, on August 6 and… read more
A film tells about the destruction and death caused by atomic bombs dropped on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, on August 6 and 9, 1945. An eyewitness account by Jesuit priest Father John Seimes, who had been on the outskirts of Hiroshima, was included.
The short film Tale of Two Cities was produced in 1946 by the United States War Department as issue number 74 of the Army-Navy Screen Magazine series. close
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- John Seimes Priest Hiroshima
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