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Since Hiroshima's inception in 1980, the group has assumed the artistic mission of bridging cultural divides through the power of music.
Hiroshima has borrowed from numerous cultures - Asian, Latin American, African American and more - and merged these influences into a unique and innovative whole that is solely their own.
The album title, a reference to the well known Asian neighborhood in southern California, is Hiroshima's nod to the increasing importance in 21st century America of maintaining a positive and all-inclusive world view from our own respective back yards.
www.hiroshimamusic.com   (290 words)

 Hiroshima Archive
Inspired by the photographic work "Hiroshima" by Japanese artist Hiromi Tsuchida, The Hiroshima Archive was originally set up to join the on-line effort made by many people all over the world to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the atomic bombing.
The archive is intended to serve as a research and educational guide to those who want to gain and expand their knowledge of the atomic bombing.
Hiroshima Directory offers Internet resources as well as a selected bibliography of printed books, articles, and other research materials regarding the bombing of Hiroshima.
www.lclark.edu /~history/HIROSHIMA   (259 words)

  Hiroshima Travel Guide
Hiroshima is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture and the largest city of the Chugoku Region, the westernmost region on Japan's main island of Honshu.
On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was chosen by US armed forces as the first ever target of an atomic bomb employed over a populated area.
Hiroshima's Peace Park including the memorial museum, and the island of Miyajima (literally: shrine island), located 40 minutes from the city center by train and ferry, are among Japan's most interesting tourist attractions.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e2160.html   (226 words)

  Hiroshima - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
The Japanese city of Hiroshima (広島市 Hiroshima-shi) is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshū, the largest of Japan's islands.
Founded in 1589, Hiroshima grew to be a bustling city during the Meiji Era.
Hiroshima is a city famous for a diverse array of cultural attractions.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Hiroshima   (354 words)

  Hiroshima - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hiroshima was founded in 1589, on the coast of the Seto Inland Sea, and became a major urban center during the Meiji period.
Finally Asano was appointed the daimyo of this area and Hiroshima served as the capital of Hiroshima han during the Edo period.
Hiroshima is the center of industry for the Chugoku-Shikoku region, and is by and large centered along the coastal areas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hiroshima   (1699 words)

 Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hiroshima and Nagasaki weren't the first times that the Allies had bombed Axis cities without specifically targeting military installations, nor the first time that such bombings had caused huge numbers of civilian casualties, nor the first time that such bombings were (or came to be) controversial.
Hiroshima during World War II At the time of its bombing, Hiroshima was a city of considerable industrial and military significance.
Some of the reinforced concrete buildings in Hiroshima were very strongly constructed because of the earthquake danger in Japan, and their framework did not collapse even though they were fairly close to the center of damage in the city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Atomic_bombings_of_Hiroshima_and_Nagasaki   (7394 words)

 Hiroshima (city) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Hiroshima (city)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This building is all that remains of central Hiroshima after the atomic bomb that was dropped on it on 6 August 1945.
In a national radio broadcast on 9 August 1945, US president Truman called Hiroshima ‘a military base’, chosen in ‘this first attack to avoid, insofar as possible, the killing of civilians’.
Although it seemed likely that he was not aware that Hiroshima was a city, according to the official Bombing Survey Report ‘Hiroshima and Nagasaki were chosen as targets because of their concentration of activities and population’.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Hiroshima+(city)   (639 words)

Hiroshima is famous for what happened there in World War II with the Hiroshima Bombing, but today Hiroshima is a modern city.
Hiroshima (広島) is an industrial city in the western Chugoku region of Japan.
Hiroshima Castle is a reconstruction of a 16th-century castle originally built by the Mori clan.
www.japaneselifestyle.com.au /travel/hiroshima.htm   (283 words)

 Hiroshima on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hiroshima was the target (Aug. 6, 1945) of the first atomic bomb ever dropped on a populated area; almost 130,000 people were killed, injured, or missing, and 90% of the city was leveled.
Hiroshima, Kure, and Onomichi are among the important cities of Japan.
Nuclear fallout; Hiroshima's Peace Park stands at the site where, 56 years ago, the first atomic bomb was dropped in wartime.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/H/Hiroshim.asp   (444 words)

 Hiroshima   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The name Hiroshima came from the fact that the castle was built on the largest of these islands.
Hiroshima and Osaka Okonomiyaki differ in how they are prepared and their ingredients.
The Hiroshima Okonomiyaki ingredients are added in layers and the batter is located on the very top and bottom.
www.yutaka-machi.com /hiroshima.htm   (1211 words)

 Hiroshima. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Founded c.1594 as a castle city on the Ota River delta, Hiroshima is divided by the river’s seven mouths into six islands.
Hiroshima was the target (Aug. 6, 1945) of the first atomic bomb ever dropped on a populated area; almost 130,000 people were killed, injured, or missing, and 90% of the city was leveled.
Hiroshima, Kure, and Onomichi are among the important cities of Japan.
www.bartleby.com /65/hi/Hiroshim.html   (248 words)

 Hiroshima Prefecture: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hiroshima Prefecture (広島県; Hiroshima-ken) is located in the Chugoku region[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject] on Honshu[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link] island island quick summary:
Hiroshima is a traditional center of the Chugoku region and was the seat of the Mori clan[For more, click on this link] until the Battle of Sekigahara Battle of Sekigahara quick summary:
Hiroshima's main industries include automobiles (Mazda[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link] is headquartered in Hiroshima Prefecture) and shipbuilding (Kure was one of the main naval bases of the Imperial Japanese Navy Imperial Japanese Navy quick summary:
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/hi/hiroshima_prefecture.htm   (908 words)

 Amazon.ca: Hiroshima: Books: John Hersey   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hiroshima is an accurate account of the after effects of atomic weaponry - however, it must not be forgotten that Japan was the agressor in the Pacific war.
The atomic bombing of Hiroshima was an unexpected event for the residents of the city.
Hiroshima was left without the necessary requirements of life such as water and food.
www.amazon.ca /Hiroshima-John-Hersey/dp/0679721037   (2884 words)

 Erik's Hiroshima Photo Album
I took a trip to Hiroshima in November of 2001, and it has been one of the most interesting and humbling adventures I've ever been on.
Hiroshima today is a vibrant city, complete with its own form of my favorite Japanese down-home meal: okonomiyaki.
Hiroshima also boasts one of the "three most beautiful sights in Japan," the torii in the Water on the island of Miyajima.
www.eriklove.com /photos/hiroshima/hiroshima1.html   (334 words)

 Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima
In September of 1945, Bishop Franklin Corley was sent to the Japanese city of Hiroshima as part of the American occupation forces then entering that country.
The Novitists is situated approximately 2 kilometers from Hiroshima, half-way up the side of a broad valley which stretches from the town at sea level into the mountainous hinterland, and through which courses a river.
A personal irony for the WTJ staff is that two of the Americans who died at Hiroshima belonged to the same unit as H. Paul Brehm, the dive bomber pilot we interviewed in our Articles section.
www.wtj.com /archives/hiroshima.htm   (6440 words)

 The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima, August 6, 1945
The bomber's primary target was the city of Hiroshima, located on the deltas of southwestern Honshu Island facing the Inland Sea.
Hiroshima had a civilian population of almost 300,000 and was an important military center, containing about 43,000 soldiers.
The bomber, piloted by the commander of the 509th Composite Group, Colonel Paul Tibbets, flew at low altitude on automatic pilot before climbing to 31,000 feet as it neared the target area.
www.mbe.doe.gov /me70/manhattan/hiroshima.htm   (1266 words)

Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Truman exploration of the domestic, military, and foreign policy pressures on President Truman to drop the bombs and an analysis of alternatives that could/should have been attempted.
City of Hiroshima includes information on the atomic bomb and peace, and introduction to city industry and tourism, and links.
Hiroshima Peace Park contains map and sections on the A-bomb Dome, the Children's Peace Monument, the Cenotaph for the Atomic Bomb Victims, and the Peace Memorial Museum.
novaonline.nvcc.edu /eli/evans/his135/Events/Hiroshima45/Hiroshima.html   (1431 words)

 JNTO Website | Find a Location | Hiroshima
Hiroshima is situated at the center of the Chugoku region in western Honshu (the main island of Japan) Island.
Today Hiroshima is internationally known as a city of peace that continues to convey its experiences to the entire world.
In Hiroshima City, known to the world as the first city attacked by an atomic bomb, there is the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome to symbolize the importance of world peace and which was designated as a World Cultural Heritage with the adjacent Peace Memorial Park.
www.jnto.go.jp /eng/location/regional/hiroshima/index.html   (372 words)

 Hiroshima Guide - Japan Reference
Visitors going to Hiroshima shouldn't miss the Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island, which is one of Japan most scenic view.
Hiroshima is located about halfway between Okayama (40min, ¥2,940) and Fukuoka (1h15min, ¥4,940).
Hiroshima airport is 50min bys bus from the city centre (¥1,300).
www.jref.com /practical/hiroshima.shtml   (436 words)

 The Spirit of HIROSHIMA
The concrete goal of the exhibition was to boost international favor towards the abolishment of nuclear weapons by sharing knowledge of the actual damage, and to express the desire that bloodshed caused by nuclear arms should never happen again.
He outlined not only the effects of the A-bomb on Hiroshima and Hiroshima's efforts towards nuclear abolishment, but also the historical background and "necessity" of the bomb's use.
The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were tragedies that cannot be viewed from the perspective of culprits and the aggrieved.
www.hiroshima-spirit.jp /en/2003atlanta/index.php   (1009 words)

 Hiroshima and Nagasaki by Ralph Raico
Hiroshima was a city, inhabited by some three hundred thousand people, which contained military elements.
Moreover, the notion that Hiroshima was a major military or industrial center is implausible on the face of it.
The destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a war crime worse than any that Japanese generals were executed for in Tokyo and Manila.
www.lewrockwell.com /raico/raico22.html   (2785 words)

 CNN.com - Doves, silence for A-bomb victims - Aug 6, 2005
HIROSHIMA, Japan (CNN) -- Hundreds of doves were released in Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima Saturday as tens of thousands of people gathered 60 years after the world's first atomic bomb was dropped on the city, killing nearly half of its residents.
Hiroshima Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba, who each year issues a Declaration of Peace for the anniversary, described it as "a time of inheritance, of awakening and of commitment...
During the Hiroshima ceremonies, dignitaries placed wreaths and flowers at the base of the monument.
www.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/asiapcf/08/05/japan.hiroshima/index.html   (555 words)

Many of them were students of the Hiroshima Prefectural Daiichi Middle School and the Hiroshima Girls' Commercial School who were exposed to and injured by the A-bomb while participating in the demolition of buildings.
The "The Hiroshima Tokuho" (the phantom newspaper) was published on August 6, 1980, faithfully reflecting the feeling of that time based on the news collected by three reporters and a cameraman who heated toward the hypocenter immediately after the detonation of the A-bomb.
Hiroshima, Nagasaki and surrounding areas are still the graveyards of the A-bomb victims.
www.gensuikin.org /english/photo.html   (5361 words)

 The Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings Remembered
The attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki had a devastating psychological impact on the already weakened Japanese.
The decision to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki—the first and last use of atomic weapons in combat—remains one of the most controversial in military history.
Whether the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki constituted a needless tragedy or a prudent military decision will never be certain.
www.factmonster.com /spot/hiroshima1.html   (779 words)

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