A-bomb drawings

Details

Code GE15-46
Creator Chiyoe Kagawa
Age at the time of bombing 39
Donator
Date of the scene 1945/8/6
Distance from hypocenter (m) 1,400m
Location Moto-machi, Hakushima areas
Dimension (cm) 38×53.5
Caption The mother could not break through the wall trapping her daughter alive
1,400m from the hypocenter Nishi-hakushima-cho
August 6, 1945
Drawn by Chiyoe Kagawa (age 39 at the time of the bombing)
[Excerpt of artist comment]
A woman was attacking the wall of a collapsed house, underneath which her daughter was trapped. Fire was fast approaching. The mother could not break through the wall trapping her daughter alive.

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