nagasaki nagasaki  /ˌnɑ ɡɑ ˈsɑ ki/

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  • (n) a city in southern Japan on Kyushu; a leading port and shipbuilding center; on August 9, 1945 Nagasaki became the second populated area to receive an atomic bomb

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  1. 007 island carries scars of wartime past

    Hashima Island is one of the strangest places you'll ever be able to explore -- and few can. This eerie, desolate place of deserted tower blocks some 17 kilometers (10.5 miles) off the coast of Nagasaki in western Japan was opened to tourists four years ago but access is strictly limited. The buildings are too decrepit, so tourists skirt a defined path around one corner of the island. Only with ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Local 10 Miami

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  3. Japanese port city of Nagasaki has long East-West connection

    Many visitors go to honor the memory of those who perished in the atomic bombing in World War II. But it is also a cosmopolitan destination for its centuries-old fusion of Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese and Chinese culture and cuisine. NAGASAKI, Japan — On my first trip to Nagasaki, just out of college, I knew what most of the world knows: An atomic bomb fell here on Aug. 9, 1945, bringing World ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

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  1. "Japan has been taking the path toward global peace for 62 years since World War II. The tragedies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki should never be repeated in any place on Earth," Abe said in a speech at Hiroshima Peace Park, near the bomb's epicenter.
    on Aug 6, 2007 By: Shinzo Abe Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Soon after the bombing, Admiral William Leahy stated, "It is my opinion that the use of this barbarous weapon at Hiroshima and Nagasaki was of no material assistance in our war against Japan. The Japanese were already defeated and ready to...
    on Jan 7, 2004 By: Admiral Leahy Source: Socialist Worker Online

  3. Hatoyama said at the 15-member UN Security Council: "I would like to encourage all leaders of the world to visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki and absorb with their own eyes and ears the cruelty of nuclear weapons."
    on Sep 25, 2009 By: Yukio Hatoyama Source: AFP

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