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.

Never forget.

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'


  1. Thanks for the reminder, Ahab. Nobody should forget.

    1. Donna -- Aye. The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were monstrous acts that we must never forget or condone.


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