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HIROSHIMA PEACE MEMORIAL MUSEUM

Japan Times
JAPAN
May 9, 2023
Japan eyes Hiroshima peace museum visit by G7 spouses during summit
The visits are believed by insiders to be important for creating momentum toward nuclear disarmament.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / NEWS IN NIHONGO
May 13, 2019
Hiroshima museum unveils new atomic bomb-related items
The main building of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum reopened April 25, after it was closed from April 2017 in order to do exhibition renovations and quake-resistance reinforcement work associated with the building's aging.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Aug 6, 2018
'Black rain' radiation from 1945 Hiroshima A-bombing can still be detected on survivor's shirt: study
Scientific tests on a shirt worn by a 16-year-old girl who was exposed to rain containing radioactive materials that fell after the Hiroshima atomic bombing on Aug. 6, 1945, known as "black rain," continue to detect slight amounts of cesium 137 more than 70 years after the attack.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 26, 2017
Hiroshima A-bomb museum building reopens, with full renovation to finish in 2018
The east building of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum reopened Wednesday following renovations that include a new multimedia display showing images of the city before and after the U.S. bombing in 1945.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 3, 2017
Hiroshima A-bomb museum sees record visitors in fiscal year following Obama visit, popular film
The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum attracted a record 1.74 million visitors in the fiscal year that ended in March, apparently boosted by former U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to the city last May.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 27, 2017
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum breaks annual attendance record thanks to Obama visit
The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum drew nearly 1.6 million visitors in fiscal 2016 as surging attendance set a record following U.S. President Barack Obama's historic visit in May 2016.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 3, 2016
Kerry sends letter of gratitude to head of Hiroshima atomic bomb museum
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has sent a letter of appreciation to the director of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum for hosting him during the top U.S. diplomat's visit in April, museum officials said Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / OBAMA VISITS HIROSHIMA
May 24, 2016
Hiroshima A-bomb museum chief hopes Obama will visit displays 'as a father'
Should U.S. President Barack Obama opt to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum later this week, Kenji Shiga, its director, is adamant that he wouldn't ask too much.

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Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
On Okinawa's Tokashiki Island, life's a beach — one of the best in the world