Surgically removed glass fragment


Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Hiroshima, Japan

Chiyoko Kosaka was exposed to the bomb in her house. Glass fragments from a window shattered by the blast penetrated deep into her body. This one was surgically removed in August 1965, twenty years later.


  • Title: Surgically removed glass fragment
  • Date: 1945-08-06/1965-08
  • Location: 1,000 m from the hypocenter, Teppo-cho
  • Contributor: Donated by Chiyoko Kosaka Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum collection

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