A famous series of large panels depicting the horrors of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be exhibited in the United States next year to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the attacks.

“We hope the exhibition will stir awareness of the importance of handing down memories of the atomic bombing among people in the United States,” said Yukinori Okamura, curator of the Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels, located in Higashimatsuyama, Saitama Prefecture.

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