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Stroll Through History / Urakami Cathedral in Nagasaki / For Whom the Bell in A-Bomb Site Tolls
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Naoko
- 1060 days ago - the-japan-news.com
Urakami Cathedral in Nagasaki city is a sacred place for Christianity in Japan. The size of the stately cathedral with its two towers and its congregation of about 7,000 people are both the largest in Japan. In addition, its history of suffering gives it
I-Wonder:Was It Right to Bomb Hiroshima?
Offbeat  (tags: Hiroshima., Nagasaki, nuclear bomb, Japan, . USA, WW2 )


- 1070 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In the small hours of a warm summer day, the B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay flew from a US base on Tinian over the Japanese mainland. In the hold was an experimental bomb, codenamed Little Boy. The target: Hiroshima.
Japan Remembers Nagasaki Atomic Bomb, 70 Years on
Offbeat  (tags: WW2, Nagasaki, atomic bomb, Japan, USA )


- 1076 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Japanese city of Nagasaki is marking 70 years since the dropping of an atomic bomb by the United States.
Scientists Find Traces of Uranium in Lung of Hiroshima Woman Showered With 'Black Rain'
Offbeat  (tags: research, scientists, health, black rain, radiation, uranium, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, exposure )

Naoko
- 1138 days ago - mainichi.jp
A joint research team of Hiroshima and Nagasaki universities said the group successfully photographed traces of uranium left in lung tissue of a woman who was showered by nuclear fallout known as "black rain" in Hiroshima in August 1945, the first evidenc
U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy Visits Nagasaki
Offbeat  (tags: nagasaki, Caroline Kennedy, atomic bombings )

Naoko
- 1682 days ago - mainichi.jp
NAGASAKI -- U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy visited the city of Nagasaki on Dec. 10, more than 68 years after the U.S. atomic bombing of the city on Aug. 9, 1945.
Oliver Stone Warmed to Okinawans, Fired Up Base Foes | The Japan Times
Offbeat  (tags: Oliver Stone, Okinawa, Nagasaki, Japan, Hiroshima, atomic bombings, U.S. military bases )

Naoko
- 1793 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
"I'm not the same percon I was at 19, 25 or 40. I have evolved. I have deepened my views of the world," he said. "For me, life is always a learning experience."
Hibakusha : Looking Directly At The Truth Of Nuclear Suffering
Offbeat  (tags: world, usa, war, Japan, Barack Obama, hibakusha, nuclear suffering, nuclear testing, Nobel Prize, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, burn, injured, sit-in, atomic bomb )

Naoko
- 2089 days ago - mainichi.jp
Taniguchi remains furious that the United States has continued nuclear testing under President Barack Obama, a laureate of the Nobel Peace Prize.
High School Students Form Human Chain To Seek Abolition Of Nuclear Weapons
Offbeat  (tags: Nagasaki, atomic bombing, war, world peace, human chain, high school students, 66th anniversary )

Naoko
- 2536 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
NAGASAKI - About 100 high school students formed a human chain here on the 66th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing on Aug 9. to pray for world peace without nuclear weapons and recovery of areas devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
Hibakusha : Reflections From Three Atomic Bomb Survivors
Offbeat  (tags: atomic bombs, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, survivors, radiation, Fukushima, March 11, tsunami )

Naoko
- 2539 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
The crisis at the Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant following the March 11 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami has caused widespread radiation contamination - an issu that has cut deeply into the survivors of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and
'Merry Umbrella Project' to Send a Message of Peace
Offbeat  (tags: peace, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Okinawa, 100 umbrellas, smiling faces, message of peace, children )

Naoko
- 2913 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
An event featuring 100 umbrellas with pictures of smiling children of various countries printed on them will be held in Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Okinawa next month, in attempt to dispatch a message of peace.
3 Alligators Spotted in Isahaya Bay Reservoir
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Nagasaki, alligators, pets, abondoned, escaped, warning )

Naoko
- 2918 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Three alligators, estimated to be around one meter in length, are spotted in Isahaya Bay resorvoir in Nagasaki Prefecture, leading the local government to warn residents to keep out of the area. They are believed to be either abondoned or escaped.
Aging A-Bomb Survivor Determined to Continue Telling Story to Children Worldwide
Offbeat  (tags: hibakusha, a-bomb, survivor, radiation, storyteller, Nagasaki, children, determination, aging, pain )

Naoko
- 3010 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
"I'm in pain. But the truth about the A-bomb and the survivors must be told to the children of the next generation." So says 89-year-old Kazuko Yamashina, a survivor of the nuclear attack on Nagasaki and n A-bomb "storyteller."
Film on Double Hibakusha in Works
Offbeat  (tags: hibakusha, Atomic bombing, nagasaki, hiroshima, double, film, New York Peace Film Festival, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, James Cameron, United Nations, death, survivor, cancer )

Naoko
- 3030 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
NEW YORK - A 20-minute trailer for a film about Tsutomu Yamaguchi, who survived the atomic bombings of both Hiroshima and Nagasaki and died in January, was shown during the recent New York Peace Film Festival. "I think he must be so happy, just as he was
Fukuoka Pet Shop Owner Faces Further Charges for Stealing Animals From Zoos
Offbeat  (tags: crime, animals, stealing animals, zoo, Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Japan, penguin, capybara, squirrel monkey, shame )

Naoko
- 3054 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A Fukuoka pet shop owner indicted for stealing a penguin from A Nagasaki zoo faces more charges for stealing other animals, say police. Akira Honda, 24, has already been indicted for stealing a penguin from Nagasaki Bio Park. Additional document regarding
'Avater' Director Cameron Meets A-Bomb Survivor, Talks Possible Nuclear Weapon Film
Offbeat  (tags: a-bomb, Atomic bombing, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Japan, james cameron, film, survivor )

Naoko
- 3119 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Filmmaker James Cameron visited a survivor of both the Nagasaki and Hiroshima atomic bombings Dec. 22 to over his ideas for a film about nuclear weapons. The director of "Titanic" and "Avatar" visited 93-year-old Tsutomu Yamagichi in hospital in Nagasaki
 

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