Age at the time of bombing: 19
Date of the scene: 1945/8/6
Approximate time of the scene: 8:17-8:18 a.m.
Distance from hypocenter: 10,000 m
Location: Ninoshima Quarantine Station
Dimension: 53.6 × 38 cm
A giant pillar of smoke rose rapidly into the sky, creating a thundercloud that piled on itself as it spread. Within its billows, orange, red, blue sparks shot in all directions like streak lightening. As this bizarre configuration expanded, it shaped itself into a mushroom.