This account was written by HIROSHIMA SPEAKS OUT, based on in-person interviews with an A-bomb survivor Tokuso Hamai, which was conducted in July-August, 2021. This account is licensed under HIROSHIMA SPEAKS OUT.
The prewar photos, courtesy of Tokuso Hamai, have been colorized by AI technology. The current photos are provided by Sonoko Miyazaki.
Tokuso Hamai passed away on July 19, 2023, at the age of 88.