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Looks like a normal bridge, but if you walk around and cross the bridge you will notice a plaque stating that the bridge is actually a guiding target for the plane to drop the atomic bomb because its "T-shape" is easily recognized from the air....More
This "T" shaped bridge was used as the aiming point for the bombardier on the US Army Air Corps B-29 named "Enola Gay." There is no charge for pedestrians to walk over this bridge. There are public restrooms near by in the Peace Park complex.
It just a bridge near the Dome, it's not until you read the plaques near bridge that you realise the historical significance to it as the bridge was the aiming point for the pilots to drop the bomb on Hiroshima.
Read the plaque and then...More
Imagine the Enola Gay US bomber flying overhead. It's using this bridge as the target for dropping the Atomic Bomb.
The bridge survived the blast being 300 meters from Found Zero but was rebuilt in 1983.
You can see the bridge's original girder in the...More
It is where the massacre was. The School where the children were evaporated is across from this point (today rebuilt as it were). The airplane crew was lost and confused and screwd up topography. Thousands would be killed anyway, so why worry?