Is wife who died 2 "weeks after the blast The author chronicals in detail his own experiences as well as "after the blast The author chronicals in detail his own experiences as well as of all he met in those first crital days and weeks Heart wrenching I bought this book in Heroshima when I was there in December of 2008 This a really touching account of the bombing of Hiroshima Professor Ogura had written very well about what he saw and feel in Hiroshima which I can almost
I was really how his wife died I made us reflect the cruelty of war and how peace is so precious Read this for RRC book club We had a good discussion This is a series of letters written by Toyofumi Ogura to his wife who by that time was dead from radiation sickness from the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima This was his way of working through his griefThis is the type of book that at least some chapters should be used in high school history classes and in college classes. T son He finally located them but his wife died just days later Grief stricken the author wrote her a series of letters over the next year outlining the things he had seen and heard during her last days on earth In 1948 the letters became the first eyewitness account of an atomic bombing ever publishedThis powerful record shows how one family's future was altered in an instant Comprised of correspondence diary entries and drawings Letters from the End of the World presents the events surro. ,Feel I Was Really
To show young people some of the actual "horrors of the results of an atomic bomb Toyofumi did a lot of walking around Hiroshima an atomic bomb Toyofumi did a lot of walking around Hiroshima the "of the results of an atomic bomb Toyofumi did a lot of walking around Hiroshima and the that he saw are truly horrible Innumerable women and children were illed in the bombing and many of the survivors were in terrible physical shape His writing brings all this suffering to life and it is truly disturbing but it is something that cannot be forgotten ever People must now what the effects of nuclear war really are and that if a such a war would happen again no one would truly be the winner A frightening but still excellent work An iteresting
take on the bombing of Hiroshima The reader is told the sotyr throughon the bombing of Hiroshima The reader is told the sotyr through letters he writes to his dead wife I alwasy like reading books about history that are from a narrative point of view not so text book y and this book does the trick Brian and I read this for summer reading Very moving. Unding the close of World War II in terms so personal they will not soon be forgottenBy the time we reach the account of Fumiyo's horrifying death on Aug 20 which we see from both Ogura's perspective and that of his 11 year old daugther Kazuko who ept a diary the sadness and anger that have been building up through the whole book are almost unbearable The uncompromising anger toward Japan's military leaders that is expressed throughout is striking and unusual Elizabeth Ward The Japan Time.