Free Kindle Book -  [History][Free] World War 2: Pacific Theatre: A Brief History of the Pacific Theatre in WWII (World War 2, WWII, WW2, Pacific Theatre, history, Japan Invasion, Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima Book 1)

Free Kindle Book - [History][Free] World War 2: Pacific Theatre: A Brief History of the Pacific Theatre in WWII (World War 2, WWII, WW2, Pacific Theatre, history, Japan Invasion, Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima Book 1)

A correspondent for TIME during World War II, John Hersey journeyed to Japan in May 1946 to report on the dropping of the first atomic bomb from the perspective of the residents of Hiroshima.

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A correspondent for TIME during World War II, John Hersey journeyed to Japan in May 1946 to report on the dropping of the first atomic bomb from the perspective of the residents of Hiroshima.

A rosa de Hiroshima

A rosa de Hiroshima

For twenty-five years young readers have been moved by the telling of Sadako Sasaki's spirited battle with leukemia. She was two years old when the United States dropped an atom bomb on Hiroshima at the end of World War II; she began having dizzy spells when she was twelve. She faced the disease with an irrepressible spirit and focused her energy (and that of everyone who knew her) on folding 1,000 paper cranes, which Japanese legend tells would prompt the gods to make her well again…

For twenty-five years young readers have been moved by the telling of Sadako Sasaki's spirited battle with leukemia. She was two years old when the United States dropped an atom bomb on Hiroshima at the end of World War II; she began having dizzy spells when she was twelve. She faced the disease with an irrepressible spirit and focused her energy (and that of everyone who knew her) on folding 1,000 paper cranes, which Japanese legend tells would prompt the gods to make her well again…

The 30 Darkest Books From Your Childhood #refinery29  http://www.refinery29.com/2015/11/97104/scary-childrens-books#slide-13  Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (1977)Author: Eleanor CoerrIllustrator: Ronald HimlerSummary: Sadako was a happy 2-year-old when the atom bomb fell on Hiroshima. Now, 10 years later, she’s dying of leukemia. According to a Japanese legend, though, if someone folds a thousand origami cranes, the person will be granted a wish. Sadako wo...

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The 30 Darkest Books From Your Childhood #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/2015/11/97104/scary-childrens-books#slide-13 Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (1977)Author: Eleanor CoerrIllustrator: Ronald HimlerSummary: Sadako was a happy 2-year-old when the atom bomb fell on Hiroshima. Now, 10 years later, she’s dying of leukemia. According to a Japanese legend, though, if someone folds a thousand origami cranes, the person will be granted a wish. Sadako wo...

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