A-bomb drawings


Code GE05-02
Creator Eiko Ueda
Age at the time of bombing 10
Date of the scene 1945/8/6
Distance from hypocenter (m) 18,000m
Dimension (cm) 38×26.5
Caption Monster cloud
Drawing / Eiko Ueda
Approx. 18km from the hypocenter Kure City
Eiko Ueda (then 10) was on the way to her temporary school in a shrine when she saw the mushroom cloud. The sky over the mountain flashed with light, and immediately a beautiful cloud so close she might have grabbed it rose into the sky.

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