I don't think the average American will ever let it sink in that the government dropped the atomic bomb on the two most Christian cities in Japan.
Our Lady of Akita, pray for us.
They have the sacred surviving statues gathered together now with part of a surviving corner of the old cathedral, but I am not certain at the moment about the Burned Head of the Madonna. I fairly think it is in the rebuilt Cathedral for veneration as a miraculous surviving image of our dear Mother. But you may already now all about this, dearest.