Information and Rest House was originally the Taishoya Kimono Shop, but had been taken over by the Hiroshima Fuel Rationing Union in 1944. Even though the Information and Rest House Read more [...]
Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students is to commerate the roughly 6,300 students in middle and upper schools who died from the atomic bomb. During the last year of the war all students in middle and upper grades were forced by the Japanese Government to work in munitions factories or in the construction of defensive works. In Hiroshima there were approximately 8,400 students involved in forced labour. The Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students is on the eastern river bank on the eastern side of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.