Diary shows Eisenhower had misgivings about A-bomb attacks

Aug 5, 2015

Diary shows Eisenhower had misgivings about A-bomb attacks

A diary kept by a U.S. official has shown that two months after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, Dwight Eisenhower, then an Army general, expressed misgivings about what had happened, a U.S. think tank said Tuesday. It is already known ...

Mar 20, 2014

Abe to visit Anne Frank House after vandalism

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam this weekend to express regret over the vandalism at Tokyo libraries of hundreds of books related to the young Holocaust victim, an official said Thursday. Abe will visit the museum Sunday, a ...

UNESCO register adds Japan mission to archive

Jun 20, 2013

UNESCO register adds Japan mission to archive

A collection of materials related to a 17th century mission sent by a Japanese feudal lord to Europe and the world’s oldest diary in the author’s own handwriting left 10 centuries ago by a Japanese regent have been selected for the UNESCO Memory of ...