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Japanese artifacts at the Great Patriotic War Museum Minsk, Belarus.

Japan in the Great Patriotic War Museum Minsk

Japan in the Great Patriotic War Museum Minsk 大祖国戦争史国立博物館 We recently visited the Great Patriotic War Museum Minsk, Belarus, and the Japan-related exhibits there were particularly interesting. As a whole the
"Fat Man" bomb using in the bombing of Nagasaki.

Nagasaki Atomic Bombing Anniversary 2014

Nagasaki Atomic Bombing Anniversary 2014 長崎, 原子爆弾 Today, August 9th is the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, the second city in Japan after Hiroshima, three days earlier
Hiroshima

Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima Anniversary 2014

広島 Today, August 6th is the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and three years on from Japan’s latest, on-going nuclear disaster in Fukushima on March 11, 2011,
Japan Book Review

Kyojin Ohnishi

大西巨人 The Japanese novelist, Kyojin Ohnishi (1916-2014) died a few days ago, on March 12, at age 97 at his home in Saitama. Ohnishi’s first name was originally pronounced Norito,
Japan museum.

Chiune Sugihara Memorial Museum

Chiune Sugihara Memorial Museum, Yaotsu, Gifu Prefecture 杉原千畝 The Chiune Sugihara Memorial Museum, located in the deep countryside of Yaotsu in Gifu Prefecture in central Japan, is a museum dedicated
Okinawa Travel Information.

Himeyori no To

ひめゆり学徒隊 Another much visited memorial to the bloody Battle of Okinawa in 1945 is Himeyori no To, a cave where 210 high school girls and their teachers, who were working as
The grave of Yoshimoto Imagawa

Battle of Okehazama Toyoake Aichi

Battle of Okehazama, Toyoake, near Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 桶狭間の戦い The Battle of Okehazama took place in 1560 in what is now the outskirts of Nagoya city in Toyoake. A young
Japan Prefectures.

Dentsu and the Goddesses of Peace

 電通 平和の女神 The Supreme Court of Japan is only a short walk from the office. I sometimes go there to eat lunch at the corner overlooking the Uchibori-dori and Route 246
Kamikaze Japan's Death Pilots

Kamikaze Japan’s Death Pilots

Kamikaze Japan’s Death Pilots 神風 A new book “Kamikaze Japan’s Death Pilots” by Albert Axell and Hideaki Kase was published in Danish on 27 in January. The front cover shows