Fifteen days after the bombing, the mother of Hiroko (then 18) started to comb her daughter's hair, but in three strokes it all came out except for a fringe along her hairline.


  • Title: Lost hair
  • Date: 1945-08-06/1945-08-06
  • Location: 800m from the hypocenter, Ootemachi
  • Contributor: Donated by Hiroko Yamashita  Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum collection

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