Nagasaki Day 2023: 78th anniversary of US atomic bombing today. All you need to know
– Japan marks the 78th anniversary of the US atomic bombing in Nagasaki on August 9, 2023.
– The United States dropped the 'Fat Man' nuclear bomb on Nagasaki three days after the bombing of Hiroshima.
– Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida offers condolences to the victims and reaffirms efforts for a nuclear-free world.
– UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres emphasizes the need to eliminate nuclear weapons to prevent devastation.
– The 'Fat Man' bomb killed over 80,000 people in Nagasaki and led to Japan's surrender in WWII.
– Nagasaki Day promotes peace and raises awareness about the dangers of nuclear weapons.
– The commemoration includes anti-war and anti-nuclear demonstrations worldwide.
– The history of atomic bombings during World War II, including the 'Little Boy' bomb on Hiroshima, is recounted.
– The bombings aimed to expedite Japan's surrender and avoid a costly invasion.
– The impact of the bombings, casualties, and the call for a nuclear-free world are highlighted.
– Japan's commitment to peace and the prevention of nuclear proliferation is emphasized.