The 63rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima

Full text of 2008 Hiroshima Peace Declaration

The following is the full text of the Peace Declaration issued by Hiroshima Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba at a memorial ceremony on Wednesday, the 63rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city.

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Another August 6, and the horrors of 63 years ago arise undiminished in the minds of our hibakusha, whose average age now exceeds 75. “Water, please!” “Help me!” “Mommy!” — On this day, we, too, etch in our hearts the voices, faces and forms that vanished in the hell no hibakusha can ever forget, renewing our determination that “No one else should ever suffer as we did.”

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Hiroshima marks 63rd anniversary of world’s first nuclear attack

Toru Yamanaka ,  AFP

Published: Wednesday, August 06, 2008

HIROSHIMA – The Japanese city of Hiroshima on Wednesday marked the 63rd anniversary of the world’s first nuclear attack amid hope the next U.S. president will work for the abolition of atomic weapons.

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The Peace Declaration

 

The Peace Declaration

In 1947, the second year after Hiroshima experienced the disaster of the world’s first atomic bombing, Hiroshima held a Peace Festival in the hope of developing it into a global-scale event to help convey Hiroshima’s desire for lasting peace to people around the world.

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Think twice before ushering in the hell on earth just because of the rising petrol price

Think twice before ushering in the hell on earth

just because of the rising petrol price

Comment: An eye for an eye and a atom bomb for a atom bomb, soon the whole world will become the hell on earth

”The Huge Atomic Cloud / The Mushroom Cloud Blowing Up

The atomic cloud (mushroom cloud) produced just after the burst is one of the most intensive characteristics of the A-bomb explosion.

The Hiroshima Meteorological Observatory reported that just after the flash, black smoke rose from the ground up to the sky reaching an altitude of several thousand meters, and covered the whole city. When the fireball disappeared, the angry clouds, like grey smoke, rose and reached an altitude of 8,000 meters in 5 minutes after the explosion.

One of the EnolaGay crew recorded in his flight diary, “9:00a.m…..Clouds were observed. Altitude of 12,000 meters or more.” From a distance the cloud formation looked like a mushroom growing out of the ground, with white cloud at the top and yellowish clouds enveloping reddish-black clouds, creating a color that cannot be described as while, black, red or yellow.

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