I was lying on the wooden bench at the local clinic of the Mitsubishi hospital in Ogawa-machi (district).  I think there were five or six patients in the waiting room.  Then I heard a voice on the radio.

"Three B-29s are flying over Shimabara (city name) heading toward the west."

"Alas!  They must be coming to Nagasaki,"

I thought and when I raised my head......