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Hiroshima Day

Hiroshima Day – The day the United States bombed Japan with nuclear weapons over the City Hiroshima. #HiroshimaDay #WorldWarII #Hiroshima



Hiroshima Day

My birthday, August 6, is also know for the day the United States bombed Japan with nuclear weapons over the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and August 9 in 1945. I was born on the 31st Anniversary of the Day. This year, 2018 will be the 73rd Anniversary, so in just two years, 2020, will be the Diamond Anniversary of the bombing (75 Years).

Hiroshima Day

This bombing occurred during the final stages of World War II (WWII). It was said about 129,000 people were killed.

Japan announced a surrender on August 15, 1945.  It wasn’t until the signing on September 2, 1945 that the WWII ended.

Today this holiday focuses on anti-war and anti-nuclear discussions and demonstrations, which is held annually on August 6. Some people may call this day Anti-Nuclear Day.

 

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My name is Steve Patterson and I am saved through the blood of Jesus Christ. I have been blogging at Courageous Christian Father since 2012, however, I have been blogging since around 2004. At church I help with the youth, van ministry, ushering or wherever else needed. Currently, I am working on my bachelors of theology. I am a father of an adult child. I work as a graphic designer. I also love listening to nothing but Christian Music. I am an Eagle Scout class of 1994. Once an Eagle, Always an Eagle.

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  1. Larry Z B says:

    An American war crime. It is not morally acceptable to use immoral means to prosecute a just war.
    Larry Z B recently posted…Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Texas – part twoMy Profile

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