Red Ink and Rewrites Too

Duplicates online comments, to keep track.

Times Archive Blog: Hiroshima and Nagasaki, still in the news

leave a comment »

Needs a quick edit: “Yanaguchi” (2nd paragraph) should be “Yamaguchi” the name of the local doctor once in Ronkonkoma, NY who made a house-call to save my fevered cousin back in the 1960s. I’ve read there were 12 American POW’s at Hiroshima when the bomb exploded.

The Emperor’s white samurai sword, surrendered at the end of the war, has been recently returned to the Kings Point Merchant Marine Academy Museum, on Long Island, NY, stolen in the 1970s and said to draw attention to veterans mistreatment, the “thief” wrote who died of cancer, whose representative left it there with the note. It was placed back on exhibit at the museum. I saw it at a yearly meeting of the US National Maritime Historical Society.

The first U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, in Kings Point, on Long Island, NY, it was officially commissioned by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Advertisements

Written by georgejmyersjr

04/03/2009 at 4:16 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: