August 06th 1945

In August of 1945 nuclear weapons were exploded upon the people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. Following these atomic bombings, Japan surrendered. But were the atomic bombings necessary to save Allied lives and end Japan's threat to world peace while avoiding a deadly invasion of the Japanese mainland?

In 1995 my Son (Gavin) visited Hiroshima as part of the peace memorial, click to view full size

Memorial Cenotaph Son (Bright t-shirt) Atomic Bomb Dome Bonsai Tree Major of Hiroshima
Meets the peace group visitors

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