Bangor ceremony remembers bombing of Hiroshima, Nagasaki 66 years ago

Posted Aug. 06, 2011, at 2:49 p.m.

People lay down on the ground during a commemoration ceremony in Bangor remembering the victimes of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki 66 years ago. The Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine organized the event that remembered victims of the only nuclear weapons that were used against people. The ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, included a description of the explosions and was followed by a description of nonviolent action taken by people in Washington state at a nuclear warhead depot.