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Children’s Questions – “Hiroshima” – John Heresy

November 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Hiroshima, History, Japan, Nuclear Weapons, War, WW2

The children were silent, except for the five-year-old, Myeko, who kept asking questions: “Why is it night already? Why did our house fall down? What happened?”

Mrs. Nakamura, who did not know what had happened (had not the all-clear sounded?), looked around and saw through the darkness that all the houses in her neighbourhood had collapsed.

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