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List of Materials for Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Study Courses

Type Title Contents
(Hiroshima: Japanese with English subtitles, Nagasaki: English with English subtitles)
A-bomb Survivor Testimonies from Hiroshima and Nagasaki Testimonies by four A-bomb survivors (Mr. Takahashi from Hiroshima recorded in March 2006, Mr. Yamaguchi, Ms. Hisamatsu and Ms. Shimohira from Nagasaki recorded in March 1992.) (98 minutes)
A-bomb Survivor Testimony from Hiroshima
(Mr. Takahashi's Testimony)
English script of testimony by Mr. Akihiro Takahashi and Power Point data of pictures used in his testimony. A complement to the above DVD.
(English / Japanese)
The Children of Nagasaki
This movie is designed to help younger generations understand the horrible effects of the war and the atomic bombing, and to emphasize the importance of lasting peace and humanity. The contents include the development of the atomic bombs, the steps leading to the bombing, the facts of the bombing in Nagasaki, survivor testimony, the reconstruction of Nagasaki and survivors’ peace activities. (31 minutes)
(English / Japanese)
A Mother’s Prayer ヒロシマ・母たちの祈り
This film describes the A-bomb devastation in Hiroshima from the viewpoint of mothers who lost their children. (30minutes)
Hiroshima Peace Reader
図録 ヒロシマを世界に
A brief history of Hiroshima with a description of the A-bomb and Peace Memorial Park. The first chapter deals with the history of Hiroshima. The second chapter focuses on the A-bombing. The third chapter presents the historical background of Peace Memorial Park and the monuments in and around the park.
The Outline of Atomic Bomb Damage in Hiroshima
This booklet is a summary of A-bomb damage.
(Japanese and English)
A-bomb Drawings by Survivors
図録 原爆の絵ヒロシマを伝える
1,246 color drawings by A-bomb survivors. Among which, 161 pieces are accompanied by the words of the survivors who created those drawings.
Book (Japanese and English) Records of the Nagasaki Atomic Bombing
This book provides information about the atomic bombing based primarily on the exhibits in the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. It includes photos and documents on the A-bomb devastation and aftereffects, and movements for nuclear disarmament in Japanese and English.
(Cover: Japanese, Contents: Japanese and English)
Photo Collection: Atomic Bomb Damage in Nagasaki
On August 9, 1945, the explosion of an atomic bomb devastated Nagasaki. This book is a collection of photos taken at that time, with descriptions in Japanese and English.
"A-bomb Memoir Reading Sessions" Event Manual This manual is produced by the Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims to promote A-bomb Memoir Reading Sessions. By reading A-bomb memoirs and poetry, you can share the A-bomb survivors’ memories and emotions with wide-range of people. Please make use of this material to deepen understanding and help young people think about the reality of the atomic bombings.
(English / Japanese
Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Declarations
Data of Peace Declarations issued by the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki every year since 1999 in English and Japanese.
Hiroshima’s Path to Reconstruction
Issued in March 2015 by “Hiroshima for Global Peace” Plan Joint Project Executive Committee (Hiroshima Prefecture and The City of Hiroshima).