September 27, 1971

Hiroshima Charity Concert

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September 27, 1971
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Hiroshima Charity Concert

Led Zeppelin donates proceeds of their concert in Hiroshima to the victims of the first atomic bomb in 1945. The mayor, Setsuo Yamada, presents the band with a letter of appreciation and a city medal as a token of friendship.

Letter Translation:

To The "Led Zeppelin":

The City of Hiroshima extends to you its profound appreciation for your warm sympathy for the reflief of our atomic-bomb sufferers, and for your thoughtfulness in giving a Charity Concert for the purpose of contributing to their relief, by donating the proceeds arising therefrom to the City of Hiroshima.

September 27th, 1971

SETSUO YAMADA
Mayor
City of Hiroshima

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