This Bonsai Survived Hiroshima The Japanese white pine weathered four centuries of history, including the atomic bomb. The Japanese white pine that survived the atomic bomb was given to the U. as a birthday present
“ SS Normandie enjoying her stay in New York. ” During World War II, Normandie, a French ship, was seized by US authorities at New York and renamed USS Lafayette. In the liner caught fire while being converted to a troopship,.