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Masako Never Die

Date: August 1949 | Identifier: 718.1.a
Masako Ishida (b. 1931) was working as a student-laborer at the Mitsubishi Arms factory in Nagasaki when the atomic bomb was dropped. She survived the blast and subsequent radiation sickness. After the Second World War she entered Nagasaki Woman's College to study English Literature. Ishida wrote of her experiences and published her memoir, "Masako Never Die," in August 1949. The memoir was translated by Hiroaki Otawa in January 1950. more...