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September 27, 1971

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  • September 27, 1971
    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

September 27, 1971
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Hiroshima Charity Concert
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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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