Imanaka Hiroko

Age at the time of bombing: 20
Date of the scene: 1945/8/7
Distance from hypocenter: 1,650 m
Location: Near Tsurumi Bridge, Hijiyama, Niho areas

Dimension: 40.8 × 32 cm

The sound of a wailing infant drew us to a large willow tree. The woman had probably sought shelter under the tree to nurse her baby. While cradling her child and offering it her breast, she had died. Mother and I did not know what to do. We tore ourselves away from the scene and kept going.

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