2-2-9Relief and Rescue Activities amid Turmoil
The atomic bomb destroyed the relief system of Hiroshima. City and prefectural government functions were lost, and communication and transportation were paralyzed. Despite the turmoil, military personnel, including the Army Marine Headquarters (commonly known as Akatsuki Corps), surviving doctors, and police officers took the lead to carry out their relief efforts from the very day of the bombing.
Reality of the Atomic Bombing 2 Hiroshima on August 6