Unearthed chart shows Hiroshima bomb dropped later

HIROSHIMA, Japan - An atmospheric pressure graph recorded at a former Hiroshima weather station about 3.6 kilometers south of the hypocenter of the World War II atomic bombing of the city shows a blast at 8:18 a.m. on Aug. 6, 1945. The chart found July 29 contradicts records from the U.S. bomber Enola Gay that the bomb was dropped at 8:15 a.m. and exploded about 43 seconds later. (Kyodo)

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