August 6, 2008 / 10:28 AM / 12 years ago

Reuters quote of the day, August 6

Aug 6 (Reuters) - Following is a notable quote from history.



"As the bomb fell over Hiroshima and exploded, we saw an entire city disappear. I wrote in my log the words: "My God, what have we done?""



— Capt Robert Lewis, co-pilot of the U.S. Air Force bomber Enola Gay that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug 6, 1945. At least 117,000 people were killed.

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