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The A-bomb Photographs of Shunkichi Kikuchi: Aiko Ikemoto (October 6, 1945) In Mr. Kikuchi’s note, Aiko was identified as an outpatient at Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital. A doctor first saw her on September 24. Her symptoms included “hair loss, lack of appetite, bleeding from the eyes and gums, and fever.” The siblings were photographed, alone and together, in seven photos.
[Photo] Dr. Nagai of Nagasaki Hospital inspecting damage caused by the atomic bomb, Nagasaki, Japan, 1945; Nagai would die of radiation poisoning a few days after this photo was taken
Dr. Nagai of Nagasaki Hospital inspecting damage caused by the atomic bomb, Nagasaki, Japan, 1945; Nagai would die of radiation poisoning a few days after this photo was taken Source United States Air Force
Nagasaki 1954 Kansuke Ymamoto. ©Toshio Yamamoto. Urakami Cathedral ( The atomic bomb that fell on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945 detonated in Urakami only 500 m (1640 ft) from the cathedral, completely destroying it. As Assumption of Mary (August 15) was near, Mass was held on the day and was well attended. Due to heat wave and collapsed stones all were killed.)
Imbued with the frightening power of an atomic bomb, the Enola Gay Binoculars (named for the plane that dropped the first nuclear device) can atomize living tissue in an instant, leaving behind only a dark, ashy shadow of their victim. Once belonging to the pilot of the plane that dropped the bomb on Hiroshima, they are said to have absorbed all of the horror of that moment.