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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Destinations for 2015

...since the end of World War II, both the defeat of Nazi Germany and the atomic bombing of Japan that ended the war in Asia. Hiroshima and Nagasaki are planning memorial services on the August anniversaries of the bombings, along with numerous arts projects...
Review: 'Girls of Atomic City'

...there are no genre heroines who figure out the evil truth and fight the system. When the Secret finally does come out after Hiroshima is bombed, people react in various ways: elated that the war is finally over, devastated at their small part in the deaths...


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