天・人・地 ー Kunihiko Tanaka

”全体性(Wholeness)”の観点から世界の諸問題を考察する

Nagasaki marks 75th anniversary of world’s second atomic bombing

Nagasaki atomic bomb2Nagasaki marks 75th anniversary of world’s second atomic bombing. Only three days after the first atomic bomb was dropped over Hiroshima, the second one devastated Nagasaki city with a tremendous number of casualties. Like Hiroshima, survivors have suffered or have been suffering from acute radiation disorders as well as the onset of the delayed effects of radiation from the bombing. Second and third-generation A-bomb survivors have suffered from severe discrimination and social prejudice.

The attached image below is known as “The boy standing by the crematory.” The boy of the devastated city is seen standing to attention with the body of a baby strapped to his back, apparently waiting for the cremation of the baby…silently staring the image, I deeply feel again that we must not let children go through again the hell-like horrible events the boy experienced…:
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Nagasaki survivor donates notebook on his bid to identify boy in A-bomb photo - The Mainichi
https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20190827/p2a/00m/0fe/021000c

Papal visit raises hopes of finding boy in iconic Nagasaki photo:The Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201911220058.html

A Japanese boy standing at attention after having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre, 1945 - Rare Historical Photos
https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/japanese-boy-standing-attention-brought-dead-younger-brother-cremation-pyre-1945/

Nagasaki marks 75th anniversary of atomic bombing
https://www.france24.com/en/20200809-nagasaki-marks-75th-anniversary-of-atomic-bombing

Why We Shouldn’t Overlook Nagasaki’s Atomic Bomb Story | Time
https://time.com/5876864/nagasaki-atomic-bomb-overlooked/

Hiroshima, Nagasaki survivors 70 years later - YouTube
https://youtu.be/rcD0E6IuOO4
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