Age at the time of bombing: 18
Date of the scene: 1945/8/6
Approximate time of the scene: 10:00 a.m.
Distance from hypocenter: 4,250 m
Location: Riverbank near the Hiroshima Machinery Division, Hiroshima Railway Bureau, Ushita, Hiroshima Station areas
Dimension: 33.2 × 24.1 cm
On the riverbank I saw figures that seemed to be from another world. Ghost-like, their hair falling over their faces, their clothes ripped to shreds, their skin hanging. A cluster of these injured persons was moving wordlessly toward the outskirts.