A-bomb drawings


Code SG-0434
Creator Minoru Ozaki
Age at the time of bombing 13
Donator Minoru Ozaki
Date of the scene
Distance from hypocenter (m) 1400
Location Kokutaiji, Senda areas
Dimension (cm) 38×27
Caption Name Tags on Chests Enabling Me to Identify My Classmates
Painted by Minoru Ozaki
Around 8:20 or 30 a.m. on August 6th, 1945

Remarks by the Painter
It became bright around me, I decided to go home and so went out to the street. (At that time, I thought a bomb was dropped upon us.)
From a cloud of white smoke, a crowd of people waved upon me. Their faces swollen and covered in ashes, and their hands extending forward. The peeled skin of their palms were hanging. I could not recognize who was who, and only the name tags on their chests enabled me to identify my classmates.

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