A-bomb drawings


Code GE12-15
Creator Takaichi Sumida
Age at the time of bombing 38
Date of the scene 1945/8/7
Distance from hypocenter (m) 400m
Location Peace Memorial Park vicinity
Dimension (cm) 25.5×35.5
Caption I saw a horrible scene on the edge of the road. Corpses were packed into a cistern like sardines. Another corpse lying on them was badly blistered. Around the cistern were several corpses of people who had gathered hoping to escape to the water. The corpses were red like boiled octopus and so badly burned their gender was unrecognizable.

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