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Juneau remembers nuclear bombings

...after the U.S. dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan to end World War...the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, and three days later another one on...killed, as noted on the flyer for the Hiroshima Day vigil.For Wednesday's event...
Photo: Recognizing Hiroshima anniversary

Juneau residents participate Wednesday in a silent vigil to commemorate the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima during World War II. The event was sponsored by Juneau Friends Meeting.
Around Town for Wednesday, Aug. 6

...463-1224. Juneau Amateur Radio Club, noon - 1 p.m. every Wednesday, Safeway Deli. All welcome. Details: 789-3431. Hiroshima Day Silent Vigil, noon-1:30 p.m., Marine Park. Details: 586-6738. Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic...
Hiroshima remembered

On any day in Hiroshima, tens of thousands of folded paper...all over the world, arrive daily in Hiroshima as a gesture of support for world radiation in the 1945 bombing of Hiroshima. As Sadako lay on her deathbed, she...
Remember Hiroshima

Friday, Aug. 6, is the 59th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Alaskans, citizens of the only country to use nuclear weapons, are invited to reflect on that tragedy and to commit ourselves...
The evolution of 'Godzilla': Japanese fans weigh in icon for the suffering brought by the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War II.The new remake...which means "whale." It even has a touching reference to Hiroshima.Battling in near-death, Godzilla saves San Francisco...
University nuclear conference features Hiroshima survivor

...knows exactly where she was at 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945. At the time, she was a 13-year-old girl living in Hiroshima, Japan. The government had ordered some houses to be knocked down in order to widen some of the city's streets, and Sasamori...
Biologist tells of disasters Alaska averted

...Next came the bright idea to use them to carve out a harbor near Kotzebue, with an underground blast 20 times the size of Hiroshima's. The plan was not foolproof. Aside from the environmental and human health effects, which weren't totally known at...
Letter: Dad's WWII letter mentioned A-bomb

...Army in New Guinea, wrote this in a letter home June 30, 1944, more than 13 months before the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima:"Yes, I hear that poor old Knoxville is bursting at the seams, thanks to that very 'secret' thing going on at Clinton...
Tutka Bay Writers Retreat registration now open

...Between Us," "The Angel of History" and "Blue Hour." She has been widely honored, receiving the Edita and Ira Morris Hiroshima Foundation Award for Peace and Culture in Stockholm, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, and most recently...


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