The World: The Unmentioned Victims

Even in the smoking ruins of Hiroshima, it was a sight that few could forget. The young man, his hands behind his back, was tied by a piece of wire to a crazily tilting utility pole. How he got there is still a mystery. He wore only a pair of red, green and yellow trunks. He appeared miraculously unblemished. But what burned itself into the minds of those who saw him was that the prisoner was an American.

"He was the handsomest boy I ever saw," recalls Jiro Tamura, a former Japanese army captain....

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