Okamoto Hyoma

Age at the time of bombing: 37
Date of the scene:
Distance from hypocenter:
9,600 m
Itsukaichi Station

Dimension: 78.5 × 108.5 cm

A huge fireball was suddenly shimmering in the skies over Hiroshima. Six or seven seconds later, with a whoosh came “Wa-a-ah!” a collective scream from all the people of Hiroshima. The shrieks of the people! The groans of death agonies!! Voices from hell!! The atomic bomb scream!!

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