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08-October-2017
08-October-2017

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A monument commemorates the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in Japan in August 1945 during World War Two.

Location

Address:Corio Street, R. T. Pollard Gardens, Sunshine, 3020
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.788883
Long: 144.831071
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:06-August-1944
Actual Event End Date:06-August-1944

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 6th August, 1984
Front Inscription

City of Sunshine

To commemorate Hiroshima Day

"To remember Hiroshima is to abhor nuclear war 

To remember Hiroshima is to commit oneself to peace.

T McDamill, Mayor, 6. 8. 1984

 

Source: MA,VMR
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