ARMED FORCES: Veferan

Among the new recruits in the U.S. Army last week was a Hawaiian of Japanese descent who, as he enlisted, was as awed and quiet as any other rookie of 19. But Wesley T. Shirai was already a veteran of one of the century's major horrors. On Aug. 6, 1945, a boy of 14, he was walking along a street in Hiroshima when the atom bomb went off; the right side of his body, which faced the atom flash, still bears its scars.

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