'Nagasaki' to publish Chicago Daily News articles banned in WWII

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Articles written by former Chicago Daily News reporter George Weller, suppressed after World War II, are set to be revealed in a new book.

"First Into Nagasaki" is scheduled to be released Dec. 26, and will feature the articles Weller wrote after sneaking into the Japanese city of Nagasaki four weeks after the United States dropped an atomic bomb, the Chicago Sun-Times said.

The articles, being published by Weller's son Anthony, were censored by the U.S. military; U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur had placed Japan off-limits to the media, the Times said.

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