People offer silent prayers for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing on Nagasaki. Photo: KyodoPeople offer silent prayers for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing on Nagasaki. Photo: Kyodo
People offer silent prayers for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing on Nagasaki. Photo: Kyodo

Threat of nuclear conflict hangs over 75th anniversary of Nagasaki attack

  • Nagasaki was flattened in an atomic inferno on August 9, 1945 – three days after Hiroshima – twin nuclear attacks that rang in the nuclear age
  • Remembrance ceremonies come as worries linger over the nuclear threat from North Korea, tensions between the US and China

Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia
People offer silent prayers for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing on Nagasaki. Photo: KyodoPeople offer silent prayers for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing on Nagasaki. Photo: Kyodo
People offer silent prayers for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing on Nagasaki. Photo: Kyodo
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