HIROSHIMA

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US President Barack Obama became the first to visit Hiroshima, Japan. This a has stirred plenty of chatter in both countries.

The 1945 atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki forced the Japanese surrender that ended World War II by killing more than 200,000 people.

Obama mourns dead in Hiroshima, calls for a world without nuclear arms http://reut.rs/20I9o8N via @Reuters

Obama at Hiroshima: 'Death fell from the sky' http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/3d281c11a96b4ad082fe88aa0db04305/Article...

Obama becomes first U.S. president to visit site of world's first nuclear bombing http://upi.com/6323275t via @upi

BBC News - Hiroshima memory must never fade, Obama says on historic visit http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36394975

A Moral Necessity https://geopoliticalfutures.com/hiroshima-and-nagasaki-a-moral-necessity/

Obama's hug of Hiroshima survivor epitomizes historic visit http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/3d281c11a96b4ad082fe88aa0db04305/Article...

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NECESSARY EVIL

The Hiroshima Bombing Was Right and Necessary http://bit.ly/22rfDPU

Fact Check

Bombing Hiroshima changed the world, but it didn't end WWII http://fw.to/GfS4bCK

Chilling and symbolic

This photo of a clock in Hiroshima shows the moment an atomic bomb was dropped on the city at 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945 to end of World War II.