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Long After the Bomb, Its Story Finds a New Audience

作者:admin 2020-10-13

It has sold millions of copies around the world for decades, but it wasn’t until this year that John Hersey’s “Hiroshima” was available in Russian. Credit...Right: Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection, via Getty ImagesBy Lesley M. M. Blume 阅读全文

Mitsuye Tanamachi, World War II Internee, Dies at 97

作者:admin 2020-10-13

Mitsuye Tanamachi was confined to an internment camp in Arizona during World War II and subjected to racial slurs. But toward the end of her life she remained upbeat.Credit...via Tanamachi familyBy Sam RobertsOct. 12, 2020, 12:17 p.m. ETThis obituary 阅读全文

A Famed Horror Director Mines Japan’s Real

作者:admin 2020-10-11

The director Kiyoshi Kurosawa in Tokyo last month.Credit...Hiroko Masuike/The New York TimesBy Ben DooleyOct. 10, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ETTOKYO — The director Kiyoshi Kurosawa is best known for horror movies depicting the dark undercurrents of life in mode 阅读全文

U.N. Assembly, With Very Few Assembled, Marks 75th Year

作者:admin 2020-09-23

Delegates at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday, in a photo distributed by the United Nations. Each member state was allowed to have one or two delegates in the hall, with most of the speeches prerecorded.Credit...Eskinder Debe 阅读全文

Key sites honored to mark anniversary of Battle of Britain in WWII

作者:admin 2020-09-16

To mark the 80th anniversary of the decisive Battle of Britain in World War II, official protection was announced Monday for a number of sites that played a role in the battle.The new listings were awarded by Britain's Department for Digital, 阅读全文

Why Did a Chinese Diplomat Walk All Over People on a Pacific Island?

作者:admin 2020-08-20

Students holding the national flags of China and Kiribati at a welcome ceremony for the president of Kiribati, Taneti Maamau, in Beijing in January.Credit...Jason Lee/ReutersBy Damien CaveAug. 19, 2020, 9:06 a.m. ETSYDNEY, Australia — The grainy phot 阅读全文

Japan Cabinet Ministers Visit Yasukuni Shrine

作者:admin 2020-08-16

Praying at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Saturday, the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.Credit...Charly Triballeau/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesBy Motoko RichAug. 15, 2020Updated 10:23 a.m. ETTOKYO — Four Japanese cabinet ministe 阅读全文

The Japanese Surrender During World War II: A Sailor's Perspective

作者:admin 2020-08-15

ImageThe U.S.S. Missouri as it entered Tokyo Bay for the surrender ceremony. Credit...National ArchivesIf he had served on other ships, he probably remembered the monotony of the long cruises, punctuated again and again by battles that were often sho 阅读全文

David Galante, Who Spoke Belatedly About Auschwitz, Dies at 96

作者:admin 2020-08-14

David Galante with his wife, Raquel. Mr. Galante only began talking about how he survived the Holocaust after the release of the movie “Schindler’s List.”Credit...via Galante familyBy Daniel PolitiAug. 13, 2020Updated 11:19 a.m. ETThis obituary is pa 阅读全文