Recently, DKG/UN representative Lochie Musso was privileged to attend the screening of the film, Paper Lanterns. Below is her brief summary of that occasion.
Paper Lanterns and Peace
Seventy-three years ago, on August 6, an event occurred that changed the world forever – nuclear bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Yes, it brought an end to World War II in the Pacific Theater, and it also transformed the way we looked at war.
One young 8-year-old boy on that day, a survivor, remembered something else. He recalled that shortly before this happened, 12 soldiers from an American plane crash nearby were imprisoned in a military jail in Hiroshima. Years later, Shigeaki Mori began a journey of almost four decades to tell the story of those 12 U.S. soldiers killed in the atomic bombing.
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