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Hiroshima, Japan Tens of thousands of people gathered at the peace memorial park in Hiroshima on Tuesday (6/8) to mark the anniversary of 68 years of U.S. atomic bomb.

Aging survivors, relatives, government officials and foreign delegates participated moment of silence at 8:15 pm local time when the explosion of Hiroshima transform into a nuclear inferno.

American bomber B-29 named Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on August 6, 1945, ending World War II. Nuclear bomb that killed an estimated 140,000 in December of that year. Three days later, the port city of Nagasaki was bombed.

Party allies have long believed that the twin bomb attacks have quickly ended the war after the Japanese surrender. The bomb was prevented millions of victims over the planned land invasion at the end of the year. Tuesday (6/8), Japanese officials will launch the largest naval vessel belonging

Japanese Self Defense Forces. But it sparked fears of neighboring China and South Korea. Instead, Tokyo insisted that the activities are part of the annual peace ceremony.

In the audience who came on the anniversary of Hiroshima last year was Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of former U.S. president Harry Truman, who ordered the bombing. He is a descendant of the first Truman attended the annual commemoration in Japan.

Many atomic bomb survivors, known as "hibakusha", oppose the use of nuclear power to the military and civilian. It was sulking in the tens of thousands of victims who were killed instantly in the Hiroshima blast and many more victims who later died from radiation sickness and cancers related to nuclear attack.

Anti-nuclear sentiment in Japan erupted again after the earthquake triggered tsunami at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant leaking in the past two years. The triggering radiation leaks and spread radiation over a large area and forced thousands of people to flee their homes in the worst atomic disaster in a generation.




Last changed: Tue Aug 06, 2013 at 5:21 pm

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