Wednesday, August 5, 2015
70th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
August marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. On August 6th, 1945, U.S. forced dropped the atomic bomb "Little Boy" on Hiroshima, killing tens of thousands of civilians. On August 9th, U.S. forced dropped a second atomic bomb, "Fat Man", on the city of Nagasaki.
Sojourners: 10 Things We've Learned about Nukes Since Hiroshima
New York Times: Witnesses to Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Pass Their Stories to a New Generation
NBC News: Hiroshima 70th Anniversary: Nuclear Bomb 'Should Never Be Used Again'