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Artikel aus Japan Focus siehe unten:  Nagasaki and the Hibakusha Experience of Sumiteru Taniguchi

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By Taniguchi Sumiteru

2020 August 03

 Source: The Asia-Pacific Journal | Japan Focus Volume 18 | Issue 16 | Number 1 | Article ID 5447 | Aug 15, 2020
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Nagasaki and the Hibakusha Experience of Sumiteru Taniguchi:
The Painful Struggles and Ultimate Triumphs of Nagasaki Hibakusha

Sumiteru Taniguchi
Introduction by Peter J. Kuznick

Sumiteru Taniguchi was one of the “lucky” ones. He lived a long and productive life. He married and fathered two healthy children who gave him four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He had a long career in Japan’s postal and telegraph services. As a leader in Japan’s anti-nuclear movement, he addressed thousands of audiences and hundreds of thousands of people. Many of the more than 250,000 who lived in Nagasaki on August 9, 1945 were not so lucky.

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