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Hiroshima atomic bomb survivors bear witness today

It was a black rain with big drops……

This It How It Feels To Be Under A Nuclear Attack | Gizmodo Australia, By Akiko Takakura and others on August 6, 2010 “………..Since Hiroshima was completely enveloped in flames, we felt terribly hot and could not breathe well at all. After a while, a whirlpool of fire approached us from the south. It was like a big tornado of fire spreading over the full width of the street. Whenever the fire touched, wherever the fire touched, it burned. It burned my ear and leg, I didn’t realise that I had burned myself at that moment, but I noticed it later….

The whirlpool of fire that was covering the entire street approached us from Ote-machi. So everyone just tried so hard to keep away from the fire. It was just like a living hell. After a while, it began to rain. The fire and the smoke made us so thirsty and there was nothing to drink, no water, and the smoke even disturbed our eyes. As it began to rain, people opened their mouths and turned their faces towards the sky and try to drink the rain, but it wasn’t easy to catch the rain drops in our mouths. It was a black rain with big drops……

This It How It Feels To Be Under A Nuclear Attack | Gizmodo Australia

August 7, 2010 - Posted by | Japan, weapons and war | , ,

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