A-bomb drawings


Code SG-0469
Creator Seigo Nishioka
Age at the time of bombing 13
Donator Seigo Nishioka
Date of the scene 1945/8/6
Distance from hypocenter (m) 2,000
Location Kokutaiji, Senda areas
Dimension (cm) 29.7×42
Caption “A-bomb experience of a 13-year-old boy”
Artist: Seigo Nishioka
After the heat rays, I was hit by a very powerful blast. It lifted my body up a few centimeters off of the ground, and threw me sideways along with roof tiles, tree branches and window frames. I thrashed my legs trying to reposition my body, but it didn’t help at all.

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