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Lunch box

1945-08-06/1945-08-06

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Shigeru Orimen was a first-year student at Second Hiroshima Prefectural Junior High School. He was exposed to the bomb at his building demolition work site. Early in the morning of August 9, his mother found a body with this lunch box clutched under the stomach. The lunch Shigeru never ate was charred black.

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  • Title: Lunch box
  • Date: 1945-08-06/1945-08-06
  • Location: 600 m from the hypocenter, Nakajima-shinmachi
  • Contributor: Donated by Shigeko Orimen Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum collection

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