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ID Code 1213-0025
Artifact Name Army ashtray
Donor Nobuaki Hamanaka
Receiving Date 2005/08/24
Size (W×H×D) (mm)
Distance from the Hypocenter(m) 1900
Number 1
Location Misasa, Gion areas
Description Nobuaki Hamanaka (then, 24), was exposed roughly 700 meters from the hypocenter. He had just stepped into the shadow of a tree and escaped with burns on his arm. He returned home to Uchikoshi-cho, but in time developed bloody stools. Recovery was slow. Nobuaki found this ashtray in the burnt ruins of an army facility in Uchikoshi-cho in mid-September.


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