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ID Code 3502-0028
Artifact Name Pocket watch
Donor WATANABE Miyoko
Receiving Date 1997/04/14
Size (W×H×D) (mm)
Distance from the Hypocenter(m) 2000
Number 1
Location Kokutaiji, Senda areas
Description Miyoko's father, Kojiro Watanabe (then 44), was exposed to the bomb while serving as leader of a labor service corps team that was demolishing buildings. He sustained severe burns over his entire body, and died on August 16. He was carrying this pocket watch at the time of the bombing.


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