- Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.; Sixth printing edition (1957)
- ASIN: B001NWPV9E
- Product Dimensions: 7.8 x 5.4 x 0.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.3 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
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Nine Who Survived Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Personal Experiences of Nine Men Who Lived through both Atomic Bombings Hardcover – 1957
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Kenshi Hirata, 26, accountant at Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Company, Hiroshima (Trumbull pp. 25, 61, and 119): "`through an open window what looked like a golden lightning flash ... had blown up out of the earth. The weird light was everywhere. I immediately thought of an air-raid, and hurled myself prostrate in the passage.' Hirata's quick action probably saved him serious injury, if not his life. ... Because it was the middle of summer, which is exceptionally hot in southern Japan, most of the people of Hiroshima were very thinly clad that morning, so they had less than ordinary protection against burns, Hirata observed. ... [Back in Nagasaki] `I shouted to my aged father ... `Lie face downward!' In the immediate moment I was expecting that terrific explosion blast and roar.' ... Kenshi and his father were unharmed. `But in two or three minutes ...Read more ›