August 6, 1945
Victims Hovering between Life and Death
Materials and Documents of the bombing
Pocket Watch
Female Student's Uniform
Summer Uniform of Female Student
High School Girl's Slip
High School Girl's School Badge
Junior High Student's Trousers
Junior High Student's Belt
Wooden Sandal (Geta)
Lunch Box
Water Bottle
Glasses
Articles from an Office Desk Drawer(Scissors)
Articles from an Office Desk Drawer(Portable Body Warmer)
Articles from an Office Desk Drawer (Razor)
Articles from an Office Desk Drawer (Razor)
Articles from an Office Desk Drawer (Glasses Lenses)
Articles from an Office Desk Drawer (Glasses Case)
Wallet
Sheet of Tickets
Female Student's Emergency Supply Bag
Sewing Notebook
Female Student's Cloth Bag
Buckle
Name Tag
Death Certificate
Tricycle
Cap
Gaiters
Student Uniform
Dress of Female Student
Uniform of A Junior High Student
Victims of the Direct Effects
The Atomic Bomb
The Structure and Explosive Mechanism of the Hiroshima Bomb
The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb
The moment the A-bomb was dropped (A-bomb Drawings by Survivors)
The Power of the Atomic Bomb
Characteristics of the Atomic Bomb
The Start of Damage Surveys
Exposed sand collected for radiation measurements
Piece of granite and angle meter used for calculating the hypocenter
Draft of the Hiroshima Bombing Survey Report
Heat Rays
Human Shadow Etched in Stone
Human Damage by the Heat Rays
Damage to the Human Body from the Heat Rays
Damage of the Mobilized Students
Range of Damage
Work Pants Worn by Female Student
Cloth Bag
Glasses
Schedule
Junior High Student's Uniform
Junior High Student's Uniform
Shorts Worn by Junior High Student
Damage to Materials from the Heat Rays
Estimated Thermal Energy on the Ground
Burned Bamboo
Burned Pine Tree
Burned Cedar
Buddha's Head (Sandstone)
Buddha's Head (Sandstone)
Roof Tiles
Andesite Conglomerate
Biotite Gneiss
Quartz Conglomerate
Teppeiseki (Two Pyroxene Andesite)
Burned Out Letters (Poster)
Burned Out Letters (Product Label)
Flower Stand (Granite)
Quilted Winter Kimono Cloth
Child's Dress
National Railway Ticket Dated August 6
Dress
Chemise
Work Pants
Junior High Student's Trousers
Waistband
National Uniform Trousers
National Railway Uniform
Air-raid Hood
Blast
Damage to the Human Body from the Blast
Glass Fragment Removed Surgically
Glass Fragment Expelled Naturally
Surgically Removed Glass Fragment
Deformed Fingernail
Black Nail
Damage to the Materials from the Blast
Average Distance at which Structures of Various Kinds Were Damaged
Directions of scattered materials
Ten-yen Bill
Ten-yen Bill
A-bombed Radio
Damage from Blast Pressure of the Standard A-bomb
Blast Pressure and Negativ Pressure
Galvanized Tin Roofing
Japanese Chest of Drawers
Brick Wall
A Chimney that Escaped
Iron Shutters Bent by the Blast
Wall with Shards of Glass
Part of a Column from Aioi Bridge Deformed by the Blast
Stone Roof Ornaments
Iron Girders
The Fury of the Conflagration
Damage from the Great Fire
Areas of Damage
Damage to Buildings
The Fire of Conflagration : The city in flames
The Fury of Conflagration : The city in flames
The Fury of Conflagration : The day after the bombing - City center still smoldering
The Fury of Conflagration : The day after the bombing - City center still smoldering
The Fury of Conflagration : Tragic sights of a burned-out community
The Fury of Conflagration : Tragic sights of a burned-out community
The Fury of Conflagration : Steel frame twisted by the extreme heat
The Fury of Conflagration : Steel frame twisted by the extreme heat
The Fury of Conflagration : One building left
The Fury of Conflagration : Buildings still standing
The Fury of Conflagration : Plain of rubble
The Fury of Conflagration : Plain of rubble
Materials to Touch
Sake cup
Deformed soft drink bottle
Deformed glass bottle
Roof tiles
Human Victims of the Fire
People Fleeing the Fire
The 6th around 8:40 a.m.
Trapped in a fallen house, this mother and child were surrounded by fire and calling for help.
The 6th around 9:00 a.m.
Sea of Flame near the Hypocenter
Afternoon of the 6th
Downtown Hiroshima, Engulfed in Fire, Glowing Red, Floating in the Dark
Night of the 6th
Dead Mother in Running Position, Still Holding Her Baby
The 7th around 8:00 a.m.
Fused Lump of Small Glass Bottles
Fused cups
Melted lunch boxes and ivory pipe
Roof tiles
Pottery buried in rubble
Fused lump of roof tiles and pottery
Fused Lump Containing Human Bones
Glass bottle in rubble
Fused Sewing Needles
Fused sewing needles
Flower Vase
Cosmetic Bottle
Cosmetic bottles
Deformed cosmetic jar
Cosmetic bottles
Soap
Deformed cosmetic jar
Glass fused onto a pot
Flower Vase
Sake Cups
Sake Cups
Leather boot
Insulators
Inkstone
Ceramic go stones
Carbonized Pipe
Fused lump of metal and debris
Deformed Glass Bottle
Deformed glass bottle
Cup
Cup
Glass dish
Earthen teapot
Fused lump of pottery and roof tiles
Golf set
Fused teapot and pottery
Fused lump of stone
Portable Safe
Fused pile of bowls
Fused sweet server and bowl
Small Bowls
Fused earthen grater and pottery
Fused lump of plates and glass
Flower Vase
Ashtray
Sake Decanter
Tin Cans
Fused lump of pottery and rubble
Deformed fan
Carbonized Kaoliang
Melted Statue of Buddha
Birth of Buddha statue
Bishamonten statue
Fukusuke (good fortune) doll
Daikokuten statue
Works from a Wall Clock
Clock with melted glass face
Fused lump of old coins
Fused lump of old coins
Fused Lump of Old Coins
Fused lump of glass and iron
Incense Burner
Melted bottle
Melted bottle
Melted bottle
Melted bottle
Metal statue of Buddha
Fused Lump of Tiles
Fused lump of plate glass
Fused lump of aluminum 1-sen coins
Fused lump of roof tiles
Lump of bottle caps
Damage by Radiation
The Atomic Bomb and Radiation
Radiation and Radioactivity
Radiation is invisible but can be measured.
The Nature and Types of Radiation
Exposed X-ray film
Nuclear Fission and Radiation
Radiation Released from the Hiroshima-type A-bomb
Black Rain
White wall stained by black rain
Sketches made immediately after the atomic bomb exploded
Areas Where Black Rain Fell
Effects of the Black Rain
Backpack stained by black rain
Shirt stained by black rain
The Effects of Radiation on Human Bodies
Radiation Dose and Symptoms
Body Parts Most Vulnerable to Radiation
Acute Effects
Lost Hair
Tongue with purpura (replica)
Aftereffects
Keloids
Partial keloids removed from right upper arm
Partial keloids removed from back of right hand
Partial keloid removed from left thigh
A-bomb Cataracts
Leukemia
Bone marrow displaying acute leukemia
Malignant tumors (Cancer)
In-utero Exposure and Microcephaly
Chromosome Abnormalities
Radiation and Genetic Effects
A Young Girl's Death from Leukemia - Sadako Sasaki
Paper cranes folded by Sadako
Drawstring Bag and Zori (Japanese sandals)
Kokeshi dolls
Hospital chart
Blood test results copied on rice paper
Small paper cranes
Cellophane ready to fold
Sadako's paper cranes distributed at her funeral
Leaflet calling for the building of a children's peace monument
The program for the unveiling of the children's peace monument
Light in the Ruins , he Day of the Bomb , SADAKO
Relief and Rescue Activities
Relief Activities
Survivors Moving Out, Rescue Workers Moving In
Immediate Relief and Rescue
Medical Treatment at Hospitals and Relief Stations
Inside an emergency relief station along the bank of Otagawa River
Medical care at the First National People's School relief station
People Sent to Hiroshima for Rescue and Relief
Cremating the dead
Military first aid kit (army battlefield medical supplies), Cloth Bucket and Red Cross Flag
Disaster certificate dated August 6
Disaster certificate dated August 6
Ledgers of confirmed A-bomb deaths
Wooden box for donated rice balls
Stretcher cloth
People Searching for Family and Friends
Messages on the wall at Fukuromachi Elementary School
Message on a roof tile
Relief Provided in Nearby Cities, Towns, Villages, and Prefectures
The Kabe Police Reief Station struggles to cope as more injured persons are carried in
Injured people lie shoulder to shoulder in the auditorium of a junior high school
Medical Relief from Overseas
Woman receiving outpatient treatment at the Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital
Relief Activities and Secondary Exposure
A-bomb Survivors
Canna Blooming in the Scorched Earth