Ginkgo Tree Tunnel, Japan In Japan, Ginko trees are known as the "bearer of hope" or "the survivor" after six trees survived the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Today there are around trees, some which have formed tunnels around paths, in the region.
President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima today and paid respect to the 140,000 lives killed by the atomic bomb dropped on the city in 1945. He became the first sitting US president to do so. He called for a world without nuclear weapons but did not apologize for the attack.
1945 was a hard time to be a child in Japan. Many had seen their cities destroyed by US bombers. Food, fuel and materials were in short supply. Yet spirits remained high. In April Yoko Moriwaki started high school in Hiroshima, excited to be a prest
Collapse of the World Trade Centre, New York City, USA, September 11 The South Tower collapsed at a. The North Tower collapsed at a.
11 Things to Do in Hiroshima
Hiroshima is a surreal city to visit. Though never forgotten, the people of Hiroshima have rebuilt the city from the ground up since the tragic bombing. Today, Hiroshima is a flourishing major city in Japan with plenty of things to do.
life: “ mythologyofblue: “ “We saw Hiroshima today — or what little is left of it.” -LIFE’s Bernard Hoffman to the magazine’s long-time picture editor, Wilson Hicks, in New York, September 1945 ” Read.