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Japan marks 70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

HIROSHIMA, Japan - Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Thursday, with Mayor Kazumi Matsui renewing...of silence at 8:15 a.m. at a ceremony in Hiroshima's peace park near the epicenter of the 1945...
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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.
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...
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...
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...
Around town for Thursday, Aug. 6

...463-6181.Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas Library. Details: 586-5267.Hiroshima Vigil, noon, pavilion adjacent to Marine Park. Commemorating 70th anniversary of Hiroshima nuclear bombing. Sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Aug. 10, 2015

...deaths of hundreds of thousands of Americans and Japanese - was inevitable, but there is no question that the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki irrevocably changed the world. Their meaning continues to be debated to this day.The Nagasaki bomb was followed...
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...


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