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Key Vocabulary

Marine
Marítimo
Business trip
Viaje de negocios
Radiation burns
Quemaduras por radiación
Bombings
Bombardeos
Double survivor
Doble sobreviviente

Three Great Survivors; Part II

For some people staying alive has been a matter of luck. The stories of these three great survivors are examples of this.

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Three Great Survivors; Part II

For some people staying alive has been a matter of luck. The stories of these three great survivors are examples of this.

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Tsutomu Yamaguchi
Tsutomu Yamaguchi was Japanese. He was a marine engineer. Yamaguchi was born in 1916. When the Second World War started, he was only 22 years old. Yamaguchi lived in Nagasaki. He worked for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. In August 1945, Yamaguchi was visiting Hiroshima on a business trip.

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