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09 08 45: The B-29 Superfortress "Bockscar" drops the second and final atomic bomb of the war on Nagasaki. Japanese business man Tsutomu Yamaguchi had been in Hiroshima during the first bombing and had returned home to Nagasaki only to experience and survive the second.
Tsutomu Yamaguchi - This slight 93-year-old with white hair, who is now largely confined to a wheelchair, was formally recognized as one of the tiny handful of people to have survived not one but both of the American atomic bombs dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 - bringing to an end to World War II. He fled from Hiroshima to his home in Nagasaki, and still managed to live to 93.
Some 260,000 people survived the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II, but Japanese engineer Tsutomu Yamaguchi was one of the very few who endured the horror of both blasts and lived to the tell the tale.
Tsutomu Yamaguchi was a Japanese national who survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings. It should be noted that at least 160 people are known to have been affected by both bombings, but Yamaguchi is the only person to have been officially recognized by the government of Japan as surviving both explosions. In 1945, he was a resident of Nagasaki, and in Hiroshima on business for his employer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries when the city was bombed at 8:15am on August 6. When the…
El 6/8/1945, Tsutomu Yamaguchi estaba en Hiroshima, cuando la explosión de la bomba atómica lo encontró a 3 kms de la "zona cero". Resultó malherido, pero tras recibir copiosos vendajes logró volver a sus ciudad natal, Nagasaki. El 9/8, volvió al trabajo. Mientras relataba la experiencia, el avión Bockscar se dirigía a la ciudad de Kokura a arrojar la segunda bomba. Como estaba nublado, cambió el curso y la lanzó sobre Nagasaki. Yamaguchi estaba a 3 kms. Murió en 2010, a los 93 años.