The Man Who Survived Two Atomic Bombs

“I thought the mushroom cloud had followed me from Hiroshima” — Tsutomu Yamaguchi

Photograph of Tsutomu Yamaguchi by Justin Mccurry. March 25, 2009. By Source, Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22141958

We could say that this man was one of the luckiest on the planet. Having survived the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II that killed over 80,000 people instantly and another 60,000 Japanese citizens in the months that followed.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store