Survivor testimonies


Code VS10037
Sex Male
Distance from hypocenter (km) 2.7km
Age at the time of bombing 32
Age at the time of recording 73
Situation 32 years old at the time.Mr. Matsushige was a cameraman at Chugoku Shinbun newspaper, and was at his home in Midori-machi 2.7km from the hypocenter when the bomb was dropped. Immediately after the bombing, he walked around the city and took the five photographs that would become precious documents. He is the representative of the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Photographer Survivors’ Association.
Occupation at the time Company employee
Place of work at the time The Chugoku Shimbun
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