A-bomb drawings


Code SG-0423
Creator Hiroyuki GOTO
Age at the time of bombing 17
Donator Hiroyuki GOTO
Date of the scene 1945/8/7
Distance from hypocenter (m) 1200
Location Kokutaiji, Senda areas
Dimension (cm) 25.5×18
Caption People seeking water
Drawn by Hiroyuki Goto
August 7, 1945
Approx. 1,200m from the hypocenter Near Takanobashi
Notes from the artist:
Near Takanobashi on my way to Koi Station, I saw many people with severe burns screaming for water, but I didn't have any with me so there was nothing I could do. At a nearby fire cistern, many of those seeking water had died.

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