A-bomb drawings


Code GE03-07
Creator Toshiko Hirakawa
Age at the time of bombing 14
Date of the scene 1945/8/18か、8/19頃
Distance from hypocenter (m) 4,800m
Location Koi, Kusatsu areas
Dimension (cm) 38×54
Caption A-bomb Drawings by Survivors
[Artist's comments]Excerpted
Too weak to do anything
The victims rested on army blankets laid on the wooden floors of the classrooms. Some were too weak to do anything about the maggots breeding or the flies alighting on their wounds.
Around August 18 or 19
4,800m / Kusatsu Elementary School
Toshiko Hirakawa

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