66 of the Atomic Bomb Tragedy

U.S. Representative in Nagasaki tragedy memorial (photo: AP)

US-Japan anniversary of Hiroshima & Nagasaki Bombing

NAGASAKI, Warning atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan warned residents today.United States (U.S.) also sent representatives to commemorate the tragedy that brought the Japanese surrender in World War II.

Today, even 66 years in Nagasaki bombings occurred. The incident led to 80 thousand people were killed washed mahadahsyat bomb them.

U.S. as the bomber in Nagasaki, James P. Zumwalt sent their representatives to attend the 66-year anniversary which was held in the city that was once devastated by an atomic bomb was.

Zumwalt joined with the citizens of Nagasaki and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan in this warning. Looks Zumwalt laying a wreath at the monument Nagasaki Peace, as a sign of respect for those killed in the atomic bomb attack.

Jointly by the Mayor of Nagasaki Tomohisa Taue and Kan, Zumwalt did pray with residents to commemorate the victims of the bombing.As in previous years before the prayer is done, a bell was rung as a signal to begin.

August 9, 1945 atomic bomb “Fat Man” dropped on Nagasaki 66 years ago, causing an estimated 80,000 were killed on the day the incident and for weeks afterward. Many survivors ultimately died because of diseases caused by radiation from the atomic bomb.

The fall of “Fat Man” on Nagasaki after the U.S. bombed Hiroshima before the atomic bomb named “Little Boy” on August 6, 1945. The number of victims in Hiroshima is much more than in Nagasaki. The death toll in Hiroshima reportedly reached 140 thousand inhabitants.

American bombers deploying two Boeing B-29 Superfortress that left from the U.S. Military Base in the Philippines, to Japan in this attack. While the selection of these two cities, based on sea power held in both cities.

Hiroshima when it was known the Japanese military headquarters which make it an easy target of his opponents. In addition Hiroshima is also known as a major port city in Japan. While the city of Nagasaki is known as an industry can be said to forward his ship of its time.

While the tragedy of Nagasaki on the anniversary of this time, the mayor of Nagasaki Tomihisa Taue urged the Japanese government to change their nuclear policy. Mayor Taue urgent, if you can not just reject the use of nuclear weapons but also nuclear power is utilized as a producer of electricity for residents.

Taue appeal is certainly related to the nuclear crisis that hit Japan last March. At that Nuclear Power Fukushima Daiichi suffered severe damage due to earthquake and tsunami hit.

“Why is this country that has long been overshadowed by bomb survivors (nuclear), must again faced with the danger of radiation. It’s time for Japan to discuss what people want and select the option,” said Mayor Taue quoted as saying by the Associated Press on Tuesday (08/09/2011 ).

Taue also urged Japan to change the 54 nuclear reactors owned by Sakura, with renewable energy.

While Prime Minister Kan promising that Japan will strive to form a society that does not rely on nuclear power. About the tragedy of Nagasaki, Japan Kan judge people not to forget these events, while expecting the incident does not reoccur.

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~ by ickerz on 10 August 2011.

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