Conscientious Objectors To coincide with International Conscientious Objectors Day, here are two of the many Conscientious Objectors that we have information about at The Peace Museum. Thomas Linwood Bower Thomas Linwood Bower was a Conscientious Objector from Bradford who refused to fight during the First World War. He opposed the war effort on religious grounds […]
Born in Bradford in 1928, Donald Rooum is an activist, anarchist, cartoonist and writer.
The Daigo Fukuryū Maru which translates to the Lucky Dragon 5, was a Japanese wooden tuna fishing vessel. It was on a fishing trip in the Pacific Ocean near the Marshall Islands on 1st March 1954 when it was exposed to nuclear fall-out from the testing of the Castle Bravo thermonuclear weapon by the United […]