Sunday, December 24, 2006


First Into Nagasaki, a new book about the after affects of the bombing of Nagasaki, will be released December 26, 2006. George Weller, a former Chicago Daily News reporter wrote a number of articles after sneaking into the Japanese city four weeks it was hit with an atomic bomb by the US. The articles were censored by the U.S. military.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist writes about the conditions found in prison camps, of the radiation sickness suffered by allied troops, and the article features interviews with allied soldiers who saw the devastation in the bombed city.

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