Family shines light on American POW killed by Hiroshima blast

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The images from the aftermath of Hiroshima are haunting, but for Susan Archinski and her husband Tony, they're also personal.

The photos are a stark reminder of the American prisoners of war who were trapped in Hiroshima when America detonated the first atomic bomb. One of them was Susan's uncle, Normand Briquette.

She and Tony said he was very close to the epicenter of the bomb."They were right underneath it. Like, 900 meters from the epicenter."




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