CREATORSwain, David L. / Ishikawa, Eisei
DATE ACCESSED12 March 2017

This website portrays the atomic bombings of Japan during World War II, the harmful effects of the bombings, and subsequent anti-nuclear movements and sentiments. Specifically, it describes the Little Boy and Fat Man bombs, the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and their aftermaths, including the initial devastation and the short-term and long-term health effects on the survivors, and the later censorship of information about the bombings by the Allied occupation forces. Content is organized into the following categories: overview, the bombings, destructive effects, after the bomb, the pursuit of peace, testimonies, and references. The site contains discussions of Japan’s anti-nuclear movement, accidents that have occurred with nuclear weapons, reductions in U.S. nuclear stockpiles, and nuclear weapons in space. Testimonies include those of atomic bomb survivors, former South African President F. W. de Klerk, and Pope John Paul II. The website's mission is "to be an easily accessible tool for students and educators, providing a meaningful source of historical and current information about atomic and nuclear weapons to young people around the globe" (About Us page). The website was partially supported in its development by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum.

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