Tag Archive for Aug. 6

Hiroshima mayor’s message

It was a first for Hiroshima’s annual ceremony commemorating the victims of the Aug. 6, 1945 nuclear attack by the United States on Hiroshima. At the end of his peace message, Hiroshima Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba switched from Japanese to English.…

An elementary disaster

This will be Hiroshima’s busiest and saddest week, with events marking the Aug. 6 anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing. Honkawa Elementary School, which lies only about 500 yards from the bomb’s hypocenter, is one of the places with…