Sean Malloy’s quest for a Hiroshima photographer

Sean Malloy uses three photographs from the Robert L. Capp collection at the Hoover Institution Archives in his new book Atomic Tragedy: Henry L. Stimson and the Decision to Use the Bomb against Japan. These images portray the aftermath of the Hiroshima explosion. Now Malloy is seeking information about the photographer responsible for these images (which are graphic in their documentation of a horrific scene). Read about it—and follow links to the photographs, if you wish, on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch photojournalism blog: Atomic Tragedy

UPDATE: Sean Malloy has since learned that the photographs are likely of the Kanto earthquake. Please see his explanation of the situation on his blog

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Sean Malloy’s quest for a Hiroshima photographer