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Hiroshima does not look like a bombed city. It looks as if a monster steamroller had passed over it and squashed it out of existence.
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Hiroshima does not look like a bombed city. It looks as if a monster steamroller had passed over it and squashed it out of existence.

— Wilfred Burchett

When you arrive in Hiroshima you can look around and for 25 and perhaps 30 square miles you can see hardly a building. It gives you an empty feeling in the stomach to see such man-made devastation.

— Wilfred Burchett

My emotional and intellectual response to Hiroshima was that the question of the social responsibility of a journalist was posed with greater urgency than ever.

— Wilfred Burchett

Of thousands of others, nearer the centre of the explosion, there was no trace. They vanished. The theory in Hiroshima is that the atomic heat was so great that they burned instantly to ashes - except that there were no ashes.

— Wilfred Burchett

France turned a deaf ear to the demands, but Ho had succeeded in attracting great publicity in progressive French circles to the situation in Indochina.

— Wilfred Burchett

Ho joined the French socialist party, the first Vietnamese to be a member of a French political party.

— Wilfred Burchett

In Hiroshima, thirty days after the first atomic bomb destroyed the city and shook the world, people are still dying, mysteriously and horribly-people who were uninjured in the cataclysm from an unknown something which I can only describe as the atomic plague.

— Wilfred Burchett

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