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Junior high school students who annihilated during building demolition works

Drawn by Hidehiko Okazaki Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum collection1945-08-09/1945-08-09

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

<notes from the artist>
The junior high school students demolishing buildings were annihilated.
Countless half-scorched gaiters lay on the ground here and there toward the riverbank. It was sad to imagine that students would have run to the river with their gaiters dropping as the leashes loosened on their way there.

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  • Title: Junior high school students who annihilated during building demolition works
  • Creator: Drawn by Hidehiko Okazaki Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum collection
  • Date: 1945-08-09/1945-08-09
  • Location: August 9, around 4:00 p.m. Near Dohashi
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