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The Suppressed Nagasaki 1945 Journalism

American George Weller was the first foreign reporter to enter Nagasaki following the U.S. atomic attack on the city on Aug. 9, 1945. Weller wrote a series of stories about what he saw in the city, but censors at the Occupation’s General Headquarters refused to allow the material to be printed. Weller’s stories, written in September 1945, can be found by clicking the above.

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  1. Nagasaki Reports
    I want to read these because, when Deputised Experts is finished, I’m planning an alternative fifties story where the atom bomb was dropped on Berlin. It’s important to know what the devastation was like.

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