Memories of Fukuromachi Elementary School


These accounts were written and translated by HIROSHIMA SPEAKS OUT based on two in-person interviews conducted in 2017. The survivors interviewed were pupils at Fukuromachi National School (now, Hiroshima Municipal Fukuromachi Elementary School) at the time of the A-bombing on August 6, 1945.
The copyright for these accounts belongs to HIROSHIMA SPEAKS OUT.

*Shoso Kawamoto passed away on June 8, 2022, at the age of 88.