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A-bomb Artifacts

ID Code 2101-0712
Artifact Name Plate
Donor Takeo Aizawa
Receiving Date 2006/06/19
Size (W×H×D) (mm)
Distance from the Hypocenter(m) 2000
Number 1
Location Minami, Ujina areas
Description Takeo Aizawa (then, 21) was exposed to the bombing at the post where his unit was stationed. He was blown through the air by the blast. Many fellow soldiers died after developing A-bomb sickness, including sudden hair loss. Takeo suffered diarrhea for a month. He found this plate in the burnt ruins of his unit's housing.


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