ABCC: A-Bomb Survivors Regret Experiences in U.S. Testing of Radiation Effects after WWII (Pt. 2)

Describes the experiences of Yukio Yoshioka, a survivor of the bombing of Hiroshima, and his time as a research subject at the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC).  Article also references William Schull, who was a doctor with the ABCC and how research subjects would be given soap and lunch for their participation, but the research results were not shared with the patients and community and were taken to the U.S. to be used in preparation for nuclear war.  Residents like Sachiko Sakamaki, who turned the body of her father over to the ABCC, expressed regret in having cooperated with the ABCC.  Records of the ABCC were only returned to Japan in 1973.

August 1, 2015 – The Mainichi

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