The translation into multiple languages of memoirs, written records of atomic bombing experiences, books, testimonial videos etc.

The translation into multiple languages of memoirs, written records of atomic bombing experiences, books, testimonial videos etc.

The memoirs, written records of atomic bombing experiences and testimonial videos we have collected are currently being translated, dubbed and provided in many languages, principally English, Chinese and Korean. These materials will be used for overseas visitors to the Memorial Hall, distributed to VIPs visiting Nagasaki from overseas, for screening at overseas atomic bombing exhibitions and provided to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and United Nations etc. They will also be featured on the National Peace Memorial Halls for the Atomic Bomb Victims in Hiroshima and Nagasaki Global Network, a website jointly run by the Nagasaki and Hiroshima Memorial Halls, in order to spread our message around the world (in English, Chinese and Korean).

(1) Translation into multiple languages of material collected

English, Chinese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Bengali, Kazakh, Malay, Arabic, Vietnamese, Montenegrin, Hungarian

(2) State of translation into multiple languages of atomic bombing testimonies

English,  Chinese, Korean, Dutch, Russian, French, German, Arabic, Vietnamese

(3) State of translation into multiple languages of the read out loud experiences of the atomic bombing

English, Chinese, Korean

(4) English translation of Nagasaki Genbaku Sensaishi (Records of the Nagasaki Atomic Bombing and Wartime Damage)

The Nagasaki Genbaku Sensaishi (consisting of five volumes) is known as the basic written resource in research into the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, and was edited and published by Nagasaki City. We will translate into English the first volume, which contains an all-encompassing record of the situation in Nagasaki before and after the bombing and the extent the damage, and publicize it widely throughout the world.

Operation of the National Peace Memorial Halls for the Atomic Bomb Victims in Hiroshima and Nagasaki Global Network website

The Memorial Halls in Nagasaki and Hiroshima jointly operate the Global Network website in an attempt to provide on a worldwide basis experiences of the atomic bombings and medical information etc., and to collaborate with peace-related organizations in Japan and overseas. It mainly features content on written records of atomic bombing experiences and testimonial videos translated into English, Chinese and Korean as well as other languages, and permanently provides information on the medical treatment for radiation sickness.

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