Japan, Hiroshima Today - Past Meets Present

Visiting Hiroshima Today, Where Past Meets Present

August 06, 1945. Mushroom cloud from the atomic explosion over Hiroshima. S)

August 06, 1945. Mushroom cloud from the atomic explosion over Hiroshima. S)

Hiroshima Today

Visiting Hiroshima Today, Where Past Meets Present

Japan, Hiroshima Today - Past Meets Present

Visiting Hiroshima Today, Where Past Meets Present

For decades, Keiko Ogura didn't talk about the US nuclear bombing of Hiroshima.

For decades, Keiko Ogura didn't talk about the US nuclear bombing of Hiroshima.

The discovered diary of Yoko, a 13-year-old Japanese girl who lived near Hiroshima.While the core of the book is Yoko's diary, it would also include information about the war, the Japanese way of life, Hiroshima today and extra material to complete a poignant and comprehensive view of one of history's most horrific events. Ages: 8-12. Edited by Paul Ham and translated by Debbie Edwards. Shortlisted under the Young People's History Prize for the 2014 NSW Premier's History Awards.

The discovered diary of Yoko, a 13-year-old Japanese girl who lived near Hiroshima.While the core of the book is Yoko's diary, it would also include information about the war, the Japanese way of life, Hiroshima today and extra material to complete a poignant and comprehensive view of one of history's most horrific events. Ages: 8-12. Edited by Paul Ham and translated by Debbie Edwards. Shortlisted under the Young People's History Prize for the 2014 NSW Premier's History Awards.

Japan marked the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima today with a somber ceremony to honor the dead. The August 6, 1945 blast killed up to 140,000 people. The bombing of Nagasaki three days later killed tens of thousands more, prompting Japan's surrender to WWII allies. (AP)

70th Anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Japan marked the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima today with a somber ceremony to honor the dead. The August 6, 1945 blast killed up to 140,000 people. The bombing of Nagasaki three days later killed tens of thousands more, prompting Japan's surrender to WWII allies. (AP)

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