Thursday, August 6, 2015

August 6: Today Is the Hiroshima Day

U.S. atomic bomb explosions over Hiroshima (left) and Nagasaki (right) cities of Japan in 1945
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The New York Times reports of the Hiroshima bombing
Photo courtesy: PDX

Today, August 6, is the Hiroshima Day, observed throughout the world remembering the dead and suffering resulting from the U.S. atomic bomb explosions over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on August 9 of 1945. On this day, people also promise not to revisit the nuclear bombing in future. 

To gain a deeper knowledge of these unfortunate past events, the reasons behind them, and their repercussions for the future, please continue reading the following:

(Updated on August 16, 2015)

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