A-bomb drawings


Code GE17-09
Creator NAKATA Goichi
Age at the time of bombing 41
Date of the scene 1945/8/6
Distance from hypocenter (m) 2,500m
Location Koi, Kusatsu areas
Dimension (cm) 54×38
Caption Injured victims fleeing along the national highway headed for the suburbs
Drawing / Goichi Nakata
Around 11:00 a.m., August 6, 1945
Approx. 2,500m from the hypocenter
Because this area was on a main artery leading from the hypocenter toward the suburbs, after the bombing, it was soon filled with injured victims and general pandemonium. Radioactive black rain fell in this area, and many were affected.

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