Richard Sherry

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Stories Not to Forget: 70 Years Since the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings

As we approach the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, there is a spate of new television programs …

Japan marks 70th anniversary of bombing of Hiroshima

HIROSHIMA, Japan -- Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Thursday, with Mayor Kazumi Matsui renewing calls for …

America Reflects On The Bomb, 70 Years After Hiroshima

Selected readings on the apocalypse at the end of World War II<p>For America, World War II ended in a dark mirror image of the way our involvement began. The December 7th, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor was an unannounced pre-emptive strike by Japan on a military base. America’s August 6th, 1945 atomic …

The countdown to Hiroshima

Stephen Walker, the author of <i>Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima</i>, describes the tense hours that led up to the explosion that became the defining event …

Japan

Hiroshima: never ever again!

Seventy years ago, on August 6, 1945, humans perpetrated one of the most horrific and shameful acts in their entire history. On that fateful morning, …

Hiroshima schoolgirls race against time to tell atomic bomb survivors' stories - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A class of senior high school girls in Hiroshima is on a mission to provide the world with one of the most complete archives of the atomic bombing of …

Hiroshima 70th anniversary: How map of the world changed day by day during World War Two

Japan is commemorating 70 years since the US plane, the Enola Gay, dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima during the Second World War, …

History

The horror of Hiroshima and the bomb: 70 years on

<i>On Thursday, it will be 70 years since America dropped its first nuclear bomb on Japan — and still the horror lives on, writes Linley Grant OAM.</i><p>On 6 …

Cleveland musicians plan concert in memory of Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings

CLEVELAND, Ohio - That music is not made in a vacuum will once again be demonstrated this week when a group of Cleveland musicians presents a concert …

A Utah town's 'forgotten' role in the bombing of Hiroshima

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2015, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Hiroshima and Nagasaki then and now: How cities look 70 years after nuclear bomb was dropped

Seventy years ago tomorrow, a United States B-29 bomber called the Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.<p>The bomb killed …

Hiroshima

The Bombing Of Hiroshima, 70 Years Ago, August 6, 1945

This handout picture taken on August 6, 1945 by US Army and released from Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum shows a mushroom cloud of the atomic bomb …

Survivors determined to tell horrors of nuclear bombing that is part of Japanese psyche

Three days later, a second bomb dropped on Nagasaki killed another 73,000, precipitating Japan's surrender and the end of the World War II. …

Peace Action Statement from Hiroshima On 70th Anniversary of the US Atomic Bombings of Japan

Hiroshima, Japan — August 5, 2014 — On the 70th Anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings (August 6th and 9th), Paul Kawika Martin, the policy and …

International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos -ABC News - ABC News

Christo goes big with another art installation<p>Debate over 'zero-tolerance' policy intensifies<p>Kim Jong-un makes state visit to China<p>Crisis at the …

Human Rights

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The PM announces two more people will sit on the panel, a move pushed for by …

The Lessons of Hiroshima: We Still Need Nuclear Weapons

A new era of warfare began when the United States dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima 70 years ago. While ordinary Japanese had grown used to …

Atomic amnesia: why Hiroshima narratives remain few and far between

On this day, August 6, seven decades ago, the United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and – on August 9 – Nagasaki. …

Opinion: The end never justifies the means

The dropping of nuclear bombs on Japanese cities 70 years ago was a crime that transformed the country from a perpetrator into a victim. For the sake …

The Galway nun who witnessed the atomic bomb drop at Hiroshima

Sr Julia Canny: ‘Everywhere people lay either dying or dead from the flash of radiation’<p>Thu, Aug 6, 2015, 10:47 Updated: Thu, Aug 6, 2015, 10:48<p>Among …

Eric Schlosser: 'It’s extraordinary no city has been destroyed since Hiroshima and Nagasaki'

Author and investigative journalist Eric Schlosser is known for his ground-breaking books which reveal the secrets which influential government …

"70 years is too long to live under the threat of nuclear war": Hiroshima and Nagasaki to be remembered across Scotland

Events to take place in towns and cities between 6 and 9 August<p><b>HUNDREDS of people across Scotland are expected to mark the 70th anniversary of the</b> …

Hiroshima: University of Reading's first gift after the devastation

The University of Reading was the first to extend the hand of friendship to its counterpart in Hiroshima after it was destroyed by the atomic bomb 70 …

Guide: What happened in Hiroshima?

<b>In 1945, World War Two - the biggest war the world had ever seen - was coming to an end.</b><p>There were celebrations in Europe after Germany surrendered.<p>But on the other side of the world in the Pacific Ocean, Japan was still fighting against America, Britain and their allies.<p>The Americans, however, had …

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What if the Hiroshima bomb were dropped on Minneapolis?

The world on Thursday marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, the first of two nuclear attacks carried out by …