The heart of Hiroshima
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The heart of Hiroshima by Grace Cluster

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Published by Mellen Poetry Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan),
  • Japan


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Poetry.,
  • War poetry, American.,
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Poetry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Grace Cluster.
LC ClassificationsPS3553.L89 H42 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 115 p. ;
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL683755M
ISBN 10077342850X
LC Control Number97030525

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The United States dropped atomic bombs on Japan in to end World War II as quickly and with as few casualties as possible. That is the compelling and elegantly simple argument Newman puts forward in his new study of World War II's end, Truman and the Hiroshima ing to Newman: (1) The U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey conclusions that Japan was ready to surrender without "the Bomb. A summary of Part X (Section4) in John Hersey's Hiroshima. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Hiroshima and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. The small pine tree began its life on the beautiful forested island of Miyajima, near Hiroshima. A man named Itaro found the tree and carefully removed it, as "a souvenir of this island, of the trees that touched my heart." Itaro cared for it for 50 years and shaped it into a bonsai s: On August 6, , Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document has become a classic "that stirs the conscience of humanity" (The New York Times)/5(35).

The Shrine for World-Peace in the heart of Hiroshima stands as a symbol of this unity. Let us hope that the children who are now playing in its shadow will grow up into a world of peace which we have prepared for them. There in Hiroshima, Ameri­ cans and Japanese, pilgrims from Australia and Korea, Italy and Canada are kneeling side by side. Books shelved as hiroshima-and-nagasaki: Unforgettable Fire: Pictures Drawn by Atomic Bomb Survivors by Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Hiroshima by John. Directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara. With Sayuri Yoshinaga, Tetsuya Watari, Izumi Ashikawa, Akira Nakao. One morning, Kazue (Sayuri Yoshinaga) is about to knocked over by a motorbike in front of the music instrument shop where she works and breaks all the records she is carrying. The driver of the motorbike, Yukio, works at a printing company. Two immediately become close after the accident and. Hiroshima is a book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author John tells the stories of six survivors of the atomic bomb dropped on is regarded as one of the earliest examples of the New Journalism, in which the story-telling techniques of fiction are adapted to non-fiction reporting.