When the city office prepared to dismantle it in 1979, Tsukasa Uchida, 83, and other graduates of the school began campaigning to preserve the stairwell to pass on the memory of the atomic bombing
to future generations.
Tamiki Hara (1905-1951) was a pioneer of "atomic bomb literature," writing in his notebook following the atomic bombing
I ask the government of the only country to experience an atomic bombing
to accept as its own the resolve of Hiroshima and Nagasaki," the mayor said.
9 to participate in a ceremony marking the anniversary of the atomic bombing
of the city, government officials said.
chief to visit the southern city that suffered a US atomic bombing
The ritual, which began in 1968, is intended to symbolize the preservation of the list to convey to succeeding generations the damage incurred in the atomic bombing
Suppression was so complete that just months after the atomic bombing
, novelist Mary McCarthy was already calling Hiroshima "a hole in human history.
With the passage of 67 years, those people who can speak directly about their experiences of the atomic bombing
are now advanced in years.
Consul General Shin Hyong Gun's father is Shin Yong Su -- the founder and former president of an association of South Korean survivors of the atomic bombings
of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, who died in 1999 at age 80.
The only way to ensure (nuclear) weapons will never again be used is to eliminate them all,'' Ban said in a speech he gave at the hypocenter of the atomic bombing
of Nagasaki after offering a wreath and silent prayer for the victims.
This year's peace ceremony has commenced with a song by ''hibakusha,'' survivors of the atomic bombing
Following is the full text of the official translation of a speech delivered by Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Monday at an annual ceremony commemorating the atomic bombing
of the city of Nagasaki by the United States on Aug.
Nagai devoted himself as a physician to the relief of the atomic bombing
victims, and broadly conveyed the horror of the atomic bomb through written works such as The Bells of Nagasaki, even as he himself continued to suffer ''radiation sickness.
in 1945, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.
of the city in 1945, citing an appeal made by former U.