A-bomb drawings


Code SG-0300
Creator UENO Motomu
Age at the time of bombing 16
Donator UENO Motomu
Date of the scene 1945/8/6
Distance from hypocenter (m)
Location Koi, Kusatsu areas
Dimension (cm) 15.6×21.3
Caption View of Hiroshima City from Koi Pass
Drawn by Motomu Ueno
August 6, 1945 Koi Pass
Motomu Ueno (then, 16) was exposed to the bomb at a factory 4 km from the hypocenter. As he was fleeing, he saw the city burst into flames and many people crying for help being crushed under collapsing houses. Seen from Koi Pass, the city was a sea of flames.

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