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When the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in August 1945, killing 100,000 men, women and children, a new era in human history opened. This book presents an account of six men and women who struggled to cope with catastrophe and with often crippling disease.

Important places

Hiroshima-shi (76)


Hiroshima (80)


Japan (2,219)

Other geographical areas

Honshü (922)
Eastern Asia (2,196)