‘To my last breath’: survivors fight for memory of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

75 years after bombings, witnesses struggle to remind us of the horrors of nuclear weapons

As they mark 75 years since their cities were destroyed in an instant, the ageing men and women who bore witness to the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are struggling to remind the world of the horror of nuclear weapons.

Keiko Ogura was eight years old when the Enola Gay, a US B-29 bomber, dropped a 16-kilotonne nuclear bomb on Hiroshima at 8.15 am on 6 August 1945.

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