In a photograph taken in October 1945, Dr. Chuta Tamagawa conducts autopsies of A-bomb victims in a makeshift hut next to Hiroshima Teishin Hospital.

Yoshio Sugihara, a medical student at the time, witnessed the post-mortems carried out by Tamagawa, who was then a professor at Hiroshima Prefectural Medical School (now Hiroshima University School of Medicine). He described the situation in his memoir, “Wrath of a Pathologist.”

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