WORLD WAR II

WORLD WAR II

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  1. Japan on August 6 marks the 75th anniversary of the nuclear bomb attack on Hiroshima, with the

    Hiroshima marks 75 years since atomic bombing in scaled-back ceremony

    Bells tolled in Hiroshima on Thursday for the 75th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing, with ceremonies downsized due to the novel ...
  2. The attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki are the only times to date that nuclear weapons have been used

    'Unspeakable horror': The attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Japan this week marks the 75th anniversary of the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which killed over 200,000 people and left many ...
  3. A September 1945 file picture shows the remains of the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion

    From Manhattan to Hiroshima: The race for the atom bomb

    The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki capped six years of top-secret work by scientists from Europe and North America. Here is an overview ...
  4. Jiro Hamasumi, 74, was still being carried by his pregnant mother when the nuclear bomb dropped on

    75 years on, Japan bomb survivors make final pleas for abolition

    As Japan marks 75 years since the devastating attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the last generation of nuclear bomb survivors are working to ...
  5. Terumi Tanaka shows his photo during an interview with Reuters in Tokyo

    In milestone year, atomic bomb survivor keeps up fight for nuclear disarmament

    Terumi Tanaka was 13 when a U.S. warplane dropped a plutonium bomb on the southern Japanese city of Nagasaki, on Aug. 9, 1945.
  6. FILE PHOTO: Japanese representatives attend the surrender ceremonies onboard the U.S. Navy battlesh

    From outbreak to surrender: World War Two in the Pacific

    This month marks 75 years since the end of World War Two in the Pacific.
  7. A frozen rose is seen at the Gleis 17 (Platform 17) memorial at Berlin-Grunewald train station in B

    Pope asks Catholics to say 'Never Again' to the Holocaust

    Pope Francis on Sunday asked the world's 1.3 billion Catholics to stop for a moment of prayer and reflection on the 75th anniversary of the ...
  8. Lea Evron and her husband Yehuda listen to a question during an interview at their apartment in the

    75 years on, Holocaust survivors struggle to recover property in Poland

    Lea Evron, 85, has only fragments of memories of the fur factory and the three-story apartment building her family owned before World War Two in ...