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Of Silhouettes and Ash: The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Battleship Missouri Welcomes New Summer 2020 Exhibit: Of Silhouettes and Ash: The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (August 10, 2020) – This summer the Battleship Missouri welcomes aboard a brand new traveling exhibit in partnership with the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. Here in Hawaii for the first time since its creation in 1995, the “Of Silhouettes and Ash: The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki” exhibit showcases artifacts from the atomic bombings of August 1945.

Exploring the devastating impacts of the historic bombings, the new exhibit features unique artifacts collected by both the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and the Battleship Missouri Memorial. One of the many special artifacts on display includes an original origami crane folded by Sadako Sasaki, a victim of the Hiroshima bombing on August 6, 1945.

This exhibit is here only for a limited time and will run now through November 30, 2020.

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