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[ Willard C. Floyd Papers at the Library of Congress ]

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Title

  • Willard C. Floyd papers,

Summary

  • Handwritten account of the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945, by a Japanese survivor, Haruo Shimizu. Shimizu provides a detailed description of the residents and surroundings. Inscribed in 1946 by Shimizu to Willard C. Floyd, an American soldier serving with U.S. occupation forces in Otaru, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan. Includes Floyd's draft card (1944 December 28), photographs (circa 1946) of Floyd, and his 1985 obituary.

Names

  • Floyd, Willard C., 1926-1985
  • Shimizu, Haruo, 1903-

Headings

  • -  Atomic bomb--Physiological effect
  • -  Atomic bomb--Psychological aspects
  • -  Atomic bomb--Japan--Hiroshima-shi
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Japan
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--United States
  • -  Hiroshima-shi (Japan)--History--Bombardment, 1945

Notes

  • -  Willard C. Floyd Papers available through the Library of Congress website at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mssmmc.mm2020086356
  • -  In part, photoreproductions. [Place of reproduction unidentified].
  • -  Private
  • -  Gift, Joel Floyd, 2020.
  • -  U.S. Army soldier and barber.
  • -  Collection material in English.
  • -  Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection.

Medium

  • 7 items.

Repository

  • Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • mm2020086356

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  • Open to research.
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Chicago citation style:

Floyd, Willard C, and Haruo Shimizu. Willard C. Floyd papers. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/mm2020086356/.

APA citation style:

Floyd, W. C. & Shimizu, H. Willard C. Floyd papers. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mm2020086356/.

MLA citation style:

Floyd, Willard C, and Haruo Shimizu. Willard C. Floyd papers. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mm2020086356/>.