Tag: Hiroshima bombing

Video: Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2017

August 6, As they have for many years, Winnipeggers commemorated the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with a lantern ceremony at Memorial Park in Winnipeg. Sponsors: Peace Alliance Winnipeg Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba National Association of Japanese Canadians Council…

Hiroshima Peace Day – Lanterns for Peace

Please join us in our annual commemoration of the atomic bomb attacks on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that transpired on Aug. 6 and 9, 1945, respectively. Thursday, August 6, 2015 Memorial Park (by the fountain)[MAP] Winnipeg, ManitobaProgram7:30 to…

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace

Commemorating the atomic bombings of Hiroshima (August 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (August 9, 1945) Program: 7:30 to 8:30 – Lantern Making (all materials supplied) 8:30 – Lantern Ceremony Help publicize this event Download and distribute: Lanterns for Peace Poster: 8.5…

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace

Commemorating the atomic bombings of Hiroshima (August 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (August 9, 1945) Program: 7:30 to 8:30 – Lantern Making (all materials supplied) 8:30 – Lantern Ceremony More information: Project Peacemakers at 775-8178 If you have never been to…

Hiroshima Peace Day Reflections

By Shane Nestruck August 6, 2012 was important for me – my father’s 93rd birthday and the 67th anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima. I was fortunate to be asked to provide the music for the Winnipeg Peace Alliance…

Hiroshima Peace Declaration 2012

By Kazumi Matsui, Mayor, The City of Hiroshima 8:15 a.m., August 6, 1945. Our hometown was reduced to ashes by a single atomic bomb. The houses we came home to, our everyday lives, the customs we cherished–all were gone: “Hiroshima…

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2011

By Paul S. Graham, Aug. 4, 2011 On Monday, August 6, 1945, at 8:15 a.m., the nuclear bomb “Little Boy” was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan by an American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay. An estimated 130,000 people were killed. On…

Why America dropped “The Bomb”

Why World War II ended with Mushroom Clouds 65 years ago, August 6 and 9, 1945: Hiroshima and Nagasaki by Jacques R. Pauwels, Global Research, August 6, 2010 On Monday, August 6, 1945, at 8:15 AM, the nuclear bomb ‘Little…

Hiroshima Peace Declaration 2010

By Tadatoshi Akiba, Mayor, The City of Hiroshima, August 6, 2010 In the company of hibakusha who, on this day 65 years ago, were hurled, without understanding why, into a “hell” beyond their most terrifying nightmares and yet somehow managed…