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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Japan News This Week 17 April 2016


Japan News.
A Champion of Japan’s Right Wing Is Jailed Over Campaign Payments
New York Times

Baby girl rescued after Japan earthquake

Secretary of State John Kerry Visits Historic Visit to Hiroshima

John Kerry makes 'gut-wrenching' tour of Hiroshima peace park

First Japanese sub since WWII enters Sydney Harbor for naval exercise
Japan Times

'Killing the Practice of Whale Hunting is the same as Killing the Japanese People': Identity, National Pride, and Nationalism in Japan’s Resistance to International Pressure to Curb Whaling
Japan Focus

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When the United States dropped a nuclear bomb on the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, approximately 140,000 people died in a city whose population was 330,000 at the time.

Four months earlier, on the nights of March 9 and 10, , 1945, three hundred (300) B-29 bombers dropped 1,700 tons of incendiary (napalm) bombs on Tokyo. Roughly 100,000 people died.

Source: Japan Times

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