Wikipedia: Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Hyperlinked article describing the destruction of the two Japanese cities on August 6 and 9, 1945. Includes descriptions of both cities during the war, the effects of the atomic bombs, and cultural notes.
Hiroshima Peace Site
An appeal from the city of Hiroshima for a lasting world peace and the abolition of nuclear weapons. Includes historical information about the Hiroshima bombing.
Asuka Historical Museum
Devoted to the dynasty the ruled Japan from 593 to 710. Features palace ruins and museum housing period pottery, scrolls, and historical texts.
Hiroshima: Was It Necessary?
Argues that the atomic bombing on Hiroshima was probably unnecessary. Includes a bibliography and a letter from historians to the Smithsonian about the controversial Enola Gay exhibit.
A-Bomb WWW Museum
Includes a description of the first atomic bomb, photos from the Peace Memorial Museum in Hiroshima, and interviews with A-bomb survivors.
Photographic essay of and discussion about the bombing of Nagasaki.
Excavated medieval town in Japan.
Study guide to the bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, featuring a gallery of postwar photographs and links to related resources.
Welcome to Edo
Enthralling virtual tour of Tokyo past, augmented by text and illustrations that borrow from Ukiyo-e traditional prints.
Voice of Hibakusha
Text of video taped interviews with survivors of the bombing of Hiroshima.
Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Report describing the effects of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. From the Avalon Project at Yale Law School.
Nagasaki in the Meiji Restoration
Examines the relationship between the Choshu statesman Kido Takayoshi and the British arms merchant Thomas Blake Glover.