First Person Accounts of the Atomic Bombings

No More Hiroshima Nagasaki” has been released in both Japanese and English. The compiled stories of those that survived the atomic bombings. The survivors tell their experiences of the bombings and their fear of diseases related to their radiation exposure.
The book is also available as a Kindle e-book.

Greg Mitchell writes about the 5 original photos taken after the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. The photographer, having lost his darkroom processed the film at night in kitchen pans using the radioactive water in a creek to rinse the negatives. US officials attempted to confiscate the photos, only asking for the prints. Yoshito Matsushige, still had the negatives. Those 5 photos eventually made it to Life magazine in the US and were the first images of the bombings the public had seen.

 

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