Day: August 6, 2015

  • Hiroshima, 70 years on

    Hiroshima, 70 years on

    Last year, on July 4th, I visited Hiroshima with Izumi and the kids to see first-hand the city and the memorial. Hiroshima (literally means flat island) was one of two sites bombed by atomic weapons. It was chosen because it was relatively unscathed by previous bombings and military scientists wanted to measure the effectiveness of an aerial…