My God, what have we done?
— Robert Lewis, the co-pilot of the Enola Gay,
the B-29 that dropped the first atomic bomb.
Today is Hiroshima Day which commemorates the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, 8/6/1945.
Nagasaki was bombed on Aug. 9.
Here are some interesting links I came across.
About: Development of atomic weapons
Recent photos of Hiroshima
Photographs of Hiroshima &; Nagasaki destruction
about John Hersey’s famous book, Hiroshima
about Peace symbols
an interesting article about picasso’s politics
(which is only tangently related because I used his image above, which I hope falls under fair use, especially as this image seems to be all over the internet on everything from peace websites to companies selling calendars.)