Enola Gay, you should have stayed at home yesterday

Tomorrow marks the sixtieth anniversary of the atomic bomb being dropped on Hiroshima. The bombing can still stir up political controversy and is open to constant reinterpretation, such as the recent claim that it was actually done to kickstart the Cold War. To add to that, two very different takes on the bombing-

Hiroshima may have been little more than an escalation of the mass killing of civilians that became a horrific part of the Second World War.

The controversy that surrounded the display of Enola Gay in the Smithsonian ten years ago.

(Enola Gay- Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark)

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