This is how Hiroshima started our nuclear addiction. THIS lockdown year we have commemorated (virtually) historic anniversaries of VE Day and Dunkirk – as well we should – but a globally even more significant event will, I fear, pass without due attention. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the greatest single-act war crime in history – the use of the atom bomb on Hiroshima. Being the last significant anniversary at which there will be living survivors to testify to the actualities of this atrocity, this disregard is particularly tragic.
The National 15th June 2020 read more »