Hiroshima Observes Somber Anniversary of Horrific Event; Randy Mink; Leisure Group Travel

Shrines and museum exhibits in this Japanese city recall the suffering caused by the first atom bomb 75 years ago. The attack brought a swift end to World War II.

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Is Hiroshima the true home of okonomiyaki?; Steve John Powell & Angeles Marin Cabello; BBC

Okonomiyaki’s popularity first began to soar in the A-bomb aftermath, when food was scarce and people had to feed their families with whatever they had at hand.

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum: From horror to healing; Richard Ehrlich, Jane Darby Menton & Francesca Street; CNN

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is where Japanese and people from all over the world come to reflect on the horror of nuclear weapons and the healing that has taken place since the August 6, 1945, bombing.

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Why You Should Take Your Children To Visit The Children’s Peace Monument at Hiroshima; Just Go Places

Is Hiroshima for kids? Absolutely. The Hiroshima Peace park with its museums like the Hiroshima Peace Center Memorial Hall, the monuments such as the Children’s Peace Monument and the Hiroshima arch pay testament to the horrors of war and to the tragedy of thousands of civilian lives, many of them children, who died.

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial – Hiroshima, Japan; Denben; Waymarking

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What I Found When I Visited Japan’s Hiroshima Memorial; Fred Pearce; History News Network

“It seemed to me that Japan could contemplate the bombing with stoicism and dignity. The defeat, however, was too much.”

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How Hiroshima rose from the ashes; Steve John Powell; BBC

Japan – Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)

A remarkable series of events is ensuring that Hiroshima will go down in history for far more inspirational reasons than the A-bomb.

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The Atomic Bomb Dome 70 Years Later and the Legacy of the Girl Who Helped Bring About Its Preservation; Takeshi Inomoto; Huffington Post

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Walking through Japan’s Peace Memorials; Averil Nunes; DNA India

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