TIL that a Japanese Fu-Go balloon bomb killed 6 civilians in Oregon on May 5th, 1945.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fu-Go_balloon_bomb?wprov=sfti1

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  1. “In 1987, a group of Japanese women who were involved in Fu-Go production as schoolgirls delivered 1,000 paper cranes to the families of the victims as a symbol of peace and forgiveness, and cherry trees were planted around the monument on the fiftieth anniversary of the incident in 1995”

    Beautiful yet sad at the same time

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