A North Dakota military veteran provides a stunning first-person account of the aftermath of the World War II atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.
The 18 year old soldier had some friends in his unit who were Nisei (Japanese-Americans) and one had relatives in Hiroshima. So they went down to visit. What he saw and learned was weird and horrifying. The Hiroshima silhouettes burned into stone and brick, a streetcar welded to its tracks with bones stuck to the window frames, and more.