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Hiroshima City officers wearing white gloves air the name books of... News PhotoBook,Conflict,Damaged,Explosive,Hiroshima City,Hiroshima Peace Memorial,Hiroshima Prefecture,Horizontal,Human Interest,Identity,Japan,Nagasaki Prefecture,Pacific War,Victim,Wind,World War IIPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2013 The Asahi ShimbunHIROSHIMA, JAPAN - MAY 15: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Hiroshima City officers wearing white gloves air the name books of atomic bombs victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to check whether there are any damages at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on May 15, 2013 in Hiroshima, Japan. The officers check each pages of 103 books, that recorded 280,968 victims' names and the date of death. A name book recording the victims who passed away after last year's peace memorial will be dedicated to the stone chamber located underneath the peace monument at this year's Peace Memorial on August 6. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)