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This week in the War, 6–12 August 1945: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

This week in the war, on 6 August and on 9 August 1945, atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The necessity of using the atomic bomb is still debated today.

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This week in the War, 4–10 January 1943: Sadako Sasaki and her paper cranes

Sadako Sasaki was born in Hiroshima this week in the war, on 7 January 1943. She was a little over 2 years old when the atomic bomb fell on her city. Her home was a little less than a mile … Continue reading

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