The City of Hiroshima before the Atomic Bomb


Founded as a castle town, Hiroshima developed into the urban centre of the Chigoku Region from the Meiji Era. In April 1889, Japan’s first municipal system was born and Hiroshima became a city along with 30 others. The Sino-Japanese War began in 1894 and a military rail line (Ujina Line) was created between Hiroshima Station and the Ujina Port, which went on to become… [click to read more]

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