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approach
used in Hiroshima

7 uses
  • As the fortieth anniversary of the bombing approached, the Hiroshima peace center was nominally still in place — now in the Tanimoto home.
    Five — The Aftermath (99% in)
  • A few minutes after they started, the air-raid siren went off a minute-long blast that warned of approaching planes but indicated to the people of Hiroshima only a slight degree of danger, since it sounded every morning at this time, when an American weather plane came over.
    One — A Noiseless Flash (21% in)
  • At nearly midnight, the night before the bomb was dropped, an announcer on the city's radio station said that about two hundred B-29s were approaching southern Honshu and advised the population of Hiroshima Ito evacuate to their designated 'safe areas'.
    One — A Noiseless Flash (34% in)
  • After crossing Koi Bridge and Kannon Bridge, having run the whole way, Mr Tanimoto saw, as he approached the center, that all the houses had been crushed and many were afire.
    Two — The Fire (51% in)
  • The roar of approaching planes was heard about this time.
    Two — The Fire (89% in)
  • Thinking there was just one soldier, he approached with the water.
    Three — Details are being Investigated (41% in)
  • On June 7, 1973, Kiyoshi Tanimoto wrote the "Evening Essay" column in the Hiroshima Chugoku Shimbun: These last few years when August 6th approaches, voices are heard lamenting that this year, once again, the commemorative events will be held by a divided peace movement.
    Five — The Aftermath (98% in)

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