Jul 19, 2015

Exhibits to showcase 1945 vivisections of U.S. POWs

The last surviving witness of wartime incidents in which eight U.S. prisoners of war died after receiving experimental operations including vivisection is to put on display documents relating to the period. Toshio Tono, 89, a doctor, was a young trainee at the time, at ...

Jul 19, 2015

A-bomb exhibition opens at Hiroshima art museum

An exhibition opened at an art museum in Hiroshima on Saturday tracing the path the city has followed in the past 70 years following the atomic bombing in 1945. Works on display at the exhibition titled “Life=Work” at Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art ...

Jul 16, 2015

Japanese WWII orphans meet with China vice premier

Dozens of Japanese who were repatriated as youngsters from China at the end of World War II met with Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao in Beijing on Wednesday. During the meeting in the Great Hall of the People, Li said the Chinese people want ...

Okinawa bears war scars 70 years on

Jul 15, 2015

Okinawa bears war scars 70 years on


Toshie Asato still regrets that she could not save the life of her 9-month-old baby in the closing days of World War II 70 years ago. The 94-year-old Okinawan left her home in the village of Kitanakagusuku in the central part of Okinawa island ...