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Photographer Fukushima Kikujiro – Confronting Images of Atomic Bomb Survivors via Japan Focus

Kikujiro’s Lucky Escape from the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima Just before 8:16 am on August 6, 1945, the atomic bomb named Little Boy dropped from the Enola Gay B-29 bomber and exploded 580 meters above Shima Hospital near the Aioi Bridge in … Continue reading

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[video]Mrs. Tomiko Morimoto West, a Hiroshima Hibakusha (A-Bomb Survivor) Speaks

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The day Hiroshima turned into Hell via Al Jazeera

Sixty-six years after the atomic bomb was dropped, survivor Keijiro Matsushima tells of a day of death and destruction. Sixty-six years ago, Hiroshima was turned into a burning inferno as the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city. … Continue reading

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