This home movie really took me there.
Although grainy, watch this short film clip of 8mm home movies taken by U.S. Army Major Morris Hall during a 3-month tour of Japan less than a year after surrender. Filming with an 8mm home movie camera, Major Hall documented the every-day lives of citizens rebuilding their devastated city (probably Nagasaki) less than a year after the surrender of Imperial Japan.
Here are some interesting posts about the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the A-bomb blasts of August 6 and 9, 1945:
Hiroshima and Nagasaki before and after photos – Wikipedia