Survivor testimonies

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Code VS01058
Name ITOGA Shinobu
Sex Male
Distance from hypocenter (km) 1.5km
Age at the time of bombing 4
Age at the time of recording 75
Situation Mr. Itoga was exposed to the A-bombing at Yokogawa-cho, 1.5 km away from the hypocenter.
Although he was a little boy at the age of 4, he could never forget the image of the people who were burnt into black and the smell of the burnt ruins.
Suffering from the serious food shortage and prejudice after the war, he says that war causes a long-lasting suffering for people even after it ends.
Occupation at the time
Place of work at the time
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