1. Excerpt from Hiroshima Diary (). 1. Michihiko Hachiya. 7 August I must have slept soundly because when I opened my eyes a piercing hot sun was . Michihiko Hachiya was a Japanese medical practitioner who survived the Hiroshima bombing in and kept a diary of his experience. He was Director of the. The late Dr. Michihiko Hachiya was director of the Hiroshima Communications Hospital when the world’s first atomic bomb was dropped on the city. Though his r .

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The condition of the hospital also drastically improves as more medical supplies are brought into the city, allowing them to better treat patients. Jan 21, Indi Martin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Preview — Hiroshima Diary by Michihiko Hachiya. Peaceniks and history buffs. Oct 30, Marwa Khaled added it. Sono le prime conseguenze del pikadon, parola composta dai termini luce abbagliante pika e scoppio rumoroso don.

I understand it was then translated into English by another doctor with the intent that the language would remain as close to diay translation as possible. Not for the squeamish. This is an emotional as well as an intellectual experience, and should go far towards emphasizing the changed “”climate of opinion”” in which we now view the use of nuclear weapons in offensive warfare. I was so interested in hearing what others had to say about it. Hachlya 13, Nick rated it it was amazing Shelves: As I said above, this work should not be read for the purposes of sensationalism.

The attitude of the Japanese to being bombed was one I could not have imagined.

Within a few days there was the “news” that Japan had used nuclear bombs on the West Coast of America, and the cities were destroyed and that the people were either killed or suffering. This article may need to be rewritten entirely to comply with Wikipedia’s quality standards.


When Michihiko returned to the hospital that he worked in, the Hiroshima Communications Hospitalhe spent the night in the care of the hospital staff who were not seriously injured.

From hiroshhima medical standpoint which is largely what it is written init is brilliant and intriguing.

A must-read for any kind of person. I primi dicevano che il cielo pareva dipinto con del sumi leggero e non avevano visto altro che un lampo di luce accecante; per gli altri, invece, il cielo era apparso di un magnifico color giallo oro, e si era udito un rombo assordante”.

But primarily this is a human document, courageous, compassionate, horrifyingly vivid, immediate in its portrayal of the aftermath of the use of the first atom bomb. The view where a moment before all had been so bright and sunny was now dark and hazy. Tenemos tanto que aprender de la cultura oriental. I leaned against the entrance and waited.

I understand that this book was a diary, not a novel. Nessuno sa cosa sia successo, quale terribile arma sia giroshima utilizzata dagli alleati per bombardare un paese ormai allo stremo, ma deciso a non arrendersi. This book hieoshima what happened to him and what he saw. This review has hioshima hidden because it contains spoilers. Want to Read saving…. Michihiko Hachiya was director of the Hiroshima Communications Hospital when the world’s first atomic bomb was dropped on the city.

Many died, but many recovered. Feb 13, Lisa rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This book’s the perfect example of my criteria for five-starring something. Pika describes a flash of light and don describes an explosive sound. Doctors who are interested in history.


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View all 9 comments. Possibly their main regret was that they hadn’t done it first. Wells, who in consultation with Dr. Il fatto che questa frase sia stata pronunciata da Michihiko Hachiya, l’autore del diario, circa 15 giorni dopo l’esplosione della bomba atomica che rase al suolo Hiroshima, dovrebbe farvi capire di che libro stiamo parlando: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

After the bombing he wrote the book The Hiroshima Diary.

Michihiko Hachiya

To ask other readers questions about Hiroshima Diaryplease sign up. By degree people began to whisper and then to talk in low voices until, out of the blue sky, someone shouted: Sep 04, J. He has not closed his eyes to the frailties of human nature, the advantage taken of desolation and destruction, the cupidity, but what stands out are the greatness and unselfishness that characterized those who dedicated themselves to helping the injured, the destitute, the desolate.

There is also a desire to respect, by keeping in tact, and not extricating text because of the awe and explicable feelings I may have to any one individual’s story, but to respect their narrative without interruption.

I really want to write a review of this book, explaining the above statement. Through swirling dust I could barely hacchiya a wooden column that had supported one corner of my house. Those who believe in life.

From a medical standpoint which is largely what it This is a very difficult book for Americans, I think.