Category Archives: Hiroshima

Stepping Stone to Hiroshima: Iwo Jima, February 1945

By Professor Patrick Major   On 23 February 1945 one of the most iconic images of the Second World War was captured: six US Marines were frozen in time by Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal, as they raised the stars … Continue reading

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The atomic bomb and public opinion: The limited credibility of NATO’s deterrent strategy during the Cold War

  In this week’s post of our Hiroshima 1945-2015 series, Dr Linda Risso discusses NATO and nuclear deterrence…  Dr Linda Risso The bomb. The mushroom cloud. The images of flattened Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The shadows of victims permanently etched in the walls. … Continue reading

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HIROSHIMA 1945-2015

Welcome to our featured blog series: Hiroshima 1945-2015.  Our first blog, by Dr Jacqui Turner and Guy Baxter, explores Reading’s connection to this historic event…  On 15th April 2011, the University of Reading received a remarkable and moving gift from the … Continue reading

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