Aerial view of the Japanese city of Hiroshima, Sept. 5, 1945.
Desolated area, with only some buildings left standing, is what was left of Hiroshima, Japan.
About one month after the dropping of the first atomic bomb.
The B 29 superfortress Enola Gay lands at its base after its historic atomic bombing mission over Hiroshima.
A tall column of smoke billows 20,000 feet above Hiroshima.
It was the first atomic bomb to be used as a weapon.
It has been 68 years now when during World War II (1939 45), an American B 29 bomber dropped the world's first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima on 6th of August 1945.
People wait in line to offer prayers in front of the cenotaph, center, dedicated to the victims of the atomic bombing at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park after the ceremony to mark the 68th anniversary of the bombing, in Hiroshima, western Japan, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. (AP Photo)
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offers a wreath at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park during the ceremony to mark the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, western Japan, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. (AP Photo)
The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were tragedies of the greatest magnitude. Even now many victims of the violence of atomic weapons are still suffering, physically, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This is a picture which compare Hrioshima's view within these 68 years.