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.)