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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan),
  • Japan,
  • Hiroshima-shi.

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi,
  • Atomic bomb -- Blast effect,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi,
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945

Book details:

About the Edition

Describes the effect of the bombing of Hiroshima on six survivors of the atomic blast.

Edition Notes

ContributionsChappell, Warren, 1904-, Rosenwald, Edith Goodkind, donor., Herman Finkelstein Collection (Library of Congress), Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD767.25.H6 H4 1946c
The Physical Object
Pagination[8], 117, [3] p.
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6500634M
LC Control Number46011953

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