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Hiroshima bombing 50th anniversary

Hiroshima bombing 50th anniversary
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
7 Aug 1995
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Alistair McGhie reports on Japanese commemorations of the fiftieth anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the US Air Force and Japanese refusal to apologise for atrocities in the Second World War. Includes recordings of peace ceremonies; comment from Professor Jeffrey Kingston and former US POW Colonel Melvin Rosen; archive clip of US General Douglas MacArthur on the surrender of Japan; bell tolls in Hiroshima and Nagasaki to remember the dead.
Douglas MacArthur; Alistair McGhie; Jeffrey Kingston; Melvin Rosen
USA; Deaths; Military affairs; Nuclear weapons; Second World War (1939-1945); Japan; Nuclear bomb; Hiroshima; Nagasaki; Prisoners of War; Commemorative events; Anniversaries; Enola Gay

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