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Nagasaki


Megane-bashi, the Spectacles Bridge in Nagasaki, Japan:
Megane-bashi, the Spectacles Bridge in Nagasaki, Japan
Nagasaki is a port city, and the capital and largest city of the Nagasaki Prefecture in Japan. As of 2007, Nagasaki had a population of 459,198.

On August 9th 1945, in the final days of World War II, Nagasaki was hit by the second atomic bomb used in warfare (the first was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6th). Somewhere between 40,000 and 75,000 people were killed, about another 75,000 injured, and the northern parts of the city were destroyed.

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: An Illustrated History Anthology and Guide

By Magnus Bartlett

Odyssey Books & Maps
Paperback (320 pages)

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: An Illustrated History Anthology and Guide
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As the 70th anniversary of their destruction approaches, Odyssey tells the story of these uniquely twinned cities using literary extracts from Socrates, Murasaki Shikibu, St Francis Xavier, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Commodore Perry, Vincent Van Gogh, Giacomo Pucci

The Nagasaki Vector

By L. Neil Smith

Del Rey
Released: 1983-03-12
Mass Market Paperback (256 pages)

The Nagasaki Vector
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It was supposed to be a routine historical survey, but things livened up when a mutiny knocked Bernie off course.

Rurubu Omotenashi Travel Guide Kyushu, English version

By JTB Publishing

JTB Publishing
Paperback (164 pages)

Rurubu Omotenashi Travel Guide Kyushu, English version
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Learn all about the island of Kyushu and its eight prefectures: Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Oita, Kumamoto, Kagoshima, and Miyazaki! Want to combine all your destinations into a single trip? Then this is the guide you need. Get info on the best in Kyushu cuisine, including Hakata ramen, Nagasaki champon noodles, Kumamoto ramen, Kagoshima black pork (or kurobuta), Miyazaki free-range chicken, and much, much more.

Nagasaki and Vicinity: A Grayscale Travel Book to Color (Traveling Our World) (Volume 1)

By Dottie Cooper Katz

Ingramcontent
Paperback (66 pages)

Nagasaki and Vicinity: A Grayscale Travel Book to Color (Traveling Our World) (Volume 1)
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The first in a series of "A Grayscale Travel Book to Color". Nagasaki and Vicinity is the first in the series. There are 31 images to color, and printed on one side of the page. A brief synopsis explains where the original photos were taken on each of my travels. They are then configured into a grayscale drawing for you to color and make beautiful in your own way. Keep in mind that it was spring, therefore a lot of the areas are loaded with beautiful flowers, just waiting for you to bring them to life. Enjoy!

The Manhattan Project at Hanford Site (Images of America)

By Elizabeth Toomey

Arcadia Publishing
Released: 2015-12-21
Paperback (128 pages)

The Manhattan Project at Hanford Site (Images of America)
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The Manhattan Project at Hanford Site describes the top-secret effort undertaken during World War II to develop a weapon never imagined at “Site W” or “Hanford Engineer Works,” one of three sites selected in the United States (plus Los Alamos and Oak Ridge) to research and produce weapons that were ultimately used to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki and end World War II. It was a research and engineering feat of unimaginable proportion, and the total project cost for all three sites was $2.1 billion―an unthinkable amount for a country that was coming out of the Great Depression. It is a story of gumption, resolve, tenacity, patriotism, pride, and selflessness for the thousands of people who worked multiple shifts, seven days a week, in a hot, dry, and desolate desert, never knowing what they were working on. It is a tribute to American resolve in the face of overwhelming adversity.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki (New Perspectives (Raintree))

By R. G. Grant

Raintree
Library Binding (64 pages)

Hiroshima and Nagasaki (New Perspectives (Raintree))
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Describes the causes and horrible effects of the 1945 bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.


 
 
 

 
 
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