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After Hiroshima: Portraits of Survivors

LIFE.com presents photographs -- most of them never published in LIFE magazine -- taken in Hiroshima after the end of the Second World War.

Portrait From the Brutal Pacific: ‘Skull on a Tank,’ Guadalcanal, 1942

Alone in a Crowd: Marilyn Sings ‘Happy Birthday’ to JFK, May 19, 1962

The Many Sides of Lucille Ball: Rare Photos

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Photos From the Ruins


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Wallis and Edward: Anti-Romance of the Century?

LIFE.com reconsiders the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and their 'Romance of the Century.'

LIFE’s 25 Most Meow-Worthy Pictures of Cats

Behind the Vietnam War Story of ‘P.O.W. Wife’ Valerie Kushner

Rare Photos Capture the ‘Essential’ Marilyn Monroe

Hitler and Mussolini: Color Photos of Chummy Warmongers