Hiroshima-Nagasaki and Lone Pine: miscellany

‘Hiroshima-Nagasaki and Lone Pine: miscellany’, Honest History, 4 August 2015

Battle of Lone Pine (Battle of Kanlı Sırt), 6-10 August 1915

Bombing of Hiroshima, 6 August 1945

Bombing of Nagasaki, 9 August 1945

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Update 12 August 2015: a soldier ‘missing’ at Lone Pine.

Update 9 August 2015: Hiroshima-Nagasaki commemoration world-wide; this one in Hastings, UK, with lanterns floating on a pond at dusk. Also, this reprint of Wilfred Burchett’s famous article from Hiroshima.

Update 5 August 2015: MAPW presentation on medical effects of Hiroshima-Nagasaki

Hiroshima_Damage_Map

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Picture credits (top to bottom): Hiroshima fire and blast damage (Wikimedia Commons); No Man’s Land, Lone Pine (AWM C02445); Hiroshima aftermath (Flickr Commons/Xiquinhosilva); Hiroshima and Nagasaki victims (Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Commons); Lone Pine victims (AWM C01942, A04029); Lone Pine graves and memorial, 1936 (AWM P02768.007); Study for a poppy from Lone Pine, drawing, Bryan Westwood, 1990 (AWM ART29585); Hiroshima cenotaph (Wikimedia Commons); Hiroshima peace cranes ceremony (Wikimedia Commons/Andrew Dunn)

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