On august 6, 1945, a mushroom cloud billows into the sky about one hour after an atomic bomb was dropped by american b-29 bomber, the enola gay, detonating above hiroshima, japan nearly 80,000 people are believed to have been killed immediately, with possibly another 60,000 survivors dying of injuries and radiation exposure by 1950. Meiko kurihara was a 19-year-old mobilized student at toyo kogyo (now mazda motor corp) when the atomic bomb hit hiroshima on aug 6, 1945 now 92 and living in a nursing home in hiroshima, kurihara remembers being badly hurt by flying glass from the blast.
In the days after the bombings, families in hiroshima and nagasaki were advised to leave the cites some left with what little provisions they could find, but many had nowhere to go they made primitive huts on the edge of the cities, or slept in train stations and burned-out train cars. Online shopping from a great selection at books store the united states strategic bombing survey: the effects of atomic bombs on hiroshima and nagasaki, june 30, 1946 - report on casualties, radiation disease, and the japanese decision to surrender. The book hiroshima by john hersey had expressed the violation of the human rights of many people because of the nuclear bombing of hiroshima and nagasaki many had died due to nuclear radiation caused by the attack many innocent lives were taken because of what the us had done in the pas. Issues briefly describe the issues that are dealt with in the book this book was vary informative to me this book mainly talked about the affects of nuclear weapons on august 6, 1945, hiroshima was destroyed by the. Hiroshima is a book by pulitzer prize-winning author john hersey it tells the stories of six survivors of the atomic bomb dropped on hiroshima, covering a period of time immediately prior to the bombing and until about 1984.
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Although the people of hiroshima come together as a community in response to the bombing, as victims, they suffer alone many references throughout the book depict how the people have severe, hideous injuries but do not complain or cry out they suffer silently.
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