What happened to the dead of Hiroshima?

What became of the bodies of those killed by the world’s first nuclear bomb drop?

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***LEARN MORE***

“Under a Mound in Hiroshima: A City of Ashes the Size of Santa Fe”
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/greg-mitchell/under-a-mound-in-hiroshima_b_931348.html

“Horikawa Keiko, the Forgotten Remains of Hiroshima: Tracking the Dead
https://apjjf.org/2016/12/Horikawa.html

“Ninoshia Island, Awakening from Slumber, Part I”
http://www.hiroshimapeacemedia.jp/?p=23568

“As I See It: Digging up remains of ‘hibakusha’ shows war not yet over”
https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20180811/p2a/00m/0na/004000c

“Harrowing Accounts from Hiroshima Survivors”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uas1WtocwOo

“Hiroshima: Dropping the Bomb – Hiroshima – BBC”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wxWNAM8Cso&t=165s

“The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima – The Daily 360 – The New York Times”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hgp6ZH-by-E

The Repatriation of Atomic Bomb Victim Body Parts to Japan: Natural Objects and Diplomacy
Susan M. Lindee, University of Pennsylvania, Department of History and Sociology of Science. Departmental Papers (HSS). 1998.

“Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki”
http://www.asahi.com/hibakusha/english/others/jogakuin/jogakuin-031e.html

“Hiroshima and the Inheritance of Trauma”
http://www.asahi.com/hibakusha/english/others/jogakuin/jogakuin-031e.html

“The Fallout – Hiroshima: The medical aftermath of the day that changed the world”
http://hiroshima.australiandoctor.com.au/

“Ninoshima of the Sleeping Dead”
http://www.pcf.city.hiroshima.jp/virtual/VirtualMuseum_e/exhibit_e/exh0403_e/exh04039_e.html

“Why did the US Bomb Hiroshima?”
https://www.cnn.com/2016/05/27/politics/hiroshima-obama-explainer/index.html

“Remembering Tragic Aftermath of Hiroshima Bomb – Hiroshima – BBC”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLlQ5GFWYpw

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