Hiroshima Diary: The Journal of a Japanese Physician, August 6-September 30, 1945

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Michihiko Hachiya, MD

Narrated By: Robertson Dean

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: November 2014

Duration: 8 hours 55 minutes

Summary:

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 responsibilities in the appalling chaos of a devastated city were awesome, he found time to record the story daily, with compassion and tenderness.

Dr. Hachiya's compelling diary was originally published by the UNC Press in 1955, with the help of Dr. Warner Wells of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who was a surgical consultant to the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission and who became a friend of Dr. Hachiya. In a new foreword, John Dower reflects on the enduring importance of the diary fifty years after the bombing.

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Hiroshima Diary: The Journal of a Japanese Physician, August 6-September 30, 1945

by Michihiko Hachiya, MD

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Hiroshima Diary: The Journal of a Japanese Physician, August 6-September 30, 1945, Michihiko Hachiya, MD