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Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students

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Tribute to Children Forced into Wartime Labor

This memorial tower is dedicated to the students who were forced into labor to serve their country... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Adam B
Cebu City, Philippines
Definitely worth seeing near the A Bomb Dome

I enjoyed this memorial and learned something new related to the roles played by the students... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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1 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, | Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This memorial tower is dedicated to the students who were forced into labor to serve their country during World War II. The students were required to sacrifice their childhood and many died in the war. It is located near the Atomic Bomb Dome, before you...More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed this memorial and learned something new related to the roles played by the students honored by this memorial. The entire area around the Peace Park is very moving, but I particularly liked this memorial and the plaques depicting the students that are located...More

Thank betteskid
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We visited the A-bomb dome first and waled here. It is a beautiful little memorial that recognises the children killed during the bombing. The memorial is in the shape of a lovely tower and there are 8 doves perched on location around the tower along...More

Thank Aisling L
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

I don’t like monuments like this until you hear the story behind this statue. Very impressive and good they still remember the victims after so many years.

Thank ReisDNA
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Mobilized Students were about high school age and were called upon to work in munitions factories and other war time work. The day the bomb fell, 7,000 of them died while demolishing houses to create fire lanes. The memorial is a tall white tower. This...More

1  Thank Coellum
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

You will discover this on the edge of peace park and like the children's monument a place you should visit.

Thank Billy W
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is a very sad place to visit, but very important to visit. There are so many memorials around this area paying homage to those lost in the atomic blast.

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Whilst visiting the museum, I was shocked to learn about how much the Japanese government had used students- essentially children- to complete building work for the war. This is one of the reasons why so many young people died in the atomic bombing. This monument...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This was built in May of 1967 with the aim of consoling the souls of over 10,000 students who died in the bombings during the Pacific War. It is 12 meters tall, five stories and is decorated with the Goddess of Peace as well as...More

1  Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Just a short distance from the park but worth a look. One of the many memorials in the area and tells an interesting story.

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