05 august 2020

America's atomic bombing of Nagasaki: Lessons forgotten


ANALYSIS/OPINION:Seventy-five years ago, Aug. 6, 1945, an A-bomb destroyed Hiroshima. Three day later, Aug. 9, 1945, a second A-bomb obliterated Nagasaki.The atomic bombing anniversary has become a time for public debate.Since publication of John Hershey’s Pulitzer prize-winning book “Hiroshima,” the first atomic bombing has become synonymous for both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Hiroshima has even become a new word in English and other languages for describing any catastrophe, especially [...]