US Official Attended Nagasaki Memorial for the First Time
James Zumwalt, deputy chief of the US embassy in Tokyo became the first US official to attend the annual atomic attack memorial ceremony at Nagasaki as he offered a wreath of flowers to Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan.
The Hiroshima ceremony of 2010 saw the first time a US official attended an atomic attack memorial.
For more information:
NPR: U.S. Official Is First To Attend Nagasaki Ceremony Marking Nuclear Strike
WW2DB: Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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