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mobi ☆ A Young Woman's Story ☆ Join or create book clubs On August 6 1945 22 year old Kaleria Pachikoff was doing pre breakfast chores when a blinding flash lit the sky over Hiroshima Japan A moment later everything went black as the house collapsed on her and her family Their world and everyone else's changed as the first atomic bomb was detonated over a city From Russian nobility the Palchikoff's barely escaped death at the hands of Bolshevik revolutionaries until her father a White Russian officer hijacked a ship to take them to safety in Hiroshima Safety was short lived Her father a talented musician established a new life for the family but the outbreak of World War II created a cloud of suspicion that led to his imprisonment and years of deprivation for his familyAfter the bombing trapped in the center of previously unimagined devastation Kaleria summoned her strength to come to the aid of bomb victims treating the never before seen effects of radiationFluent in English Kaleria was soon recruited to work with Gen Douglas MacArthurs occupation forces in a number of secretarial positions until the family found a new life in the United StatesHeavily based on uotes from Kaleria's memoirs written immediately after World War II and transcripts of United States Army Air Force interviews with her her story is an emotional and sometime chilling story of courage and survival in the face of one of historys greatest catastrophes More often then not our loved ones go to their graves with their stories still inside them because we're not preserving them in the written form Anthony's mother went from Russian royalty to losing it all She's also a survivor of Hiroshima the first atomic bomb ever used and hopefully the last I applaud the author for wanting to keep this story alive for his family by working with Douglas Wellman This beautiful piece of work will now be here for generations to comeI loved how the history of World War II was woven into the story of a young girl and her family It was a horrific time in life but being placed upfront and personal with Anthony's family made it all that real The book is so well written that I read it all in one sittingIf you're a history buff this is a book that should be on your must read list If you haven't captured your own story or that of a family member maybe it will create some urgency to get it written down We all have lives worth remembering Great job Anthony

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kindle ☆ Surviving Hiroshima Þ [PDF / Epub] ☉ Surviving Hiroshima: A Young Woman's Story By Join or create book clubs – Eyltransferservices.co.uk On August 6 1945 22 year old Kaleria Pachikoff was doing pre breakfast chores when a blinding flash lit the sky over Hiroshima Japan A moment later everything went black as the house collaps On August 6 1945 22 year old Kaleria Pachikoff was doing pre breakfast chores when a blinding flash lit the sky over Hiroshima Japan A moment later everything went black as the house collapsed on her and her family Their world and everyone else's changed as the first atomic bomb was detonated over a city From Russian nobility the Palchikoff's barely escaped death at the hands of Bolshevik revolutionaries until her father a White Russian officer hijacked a ship to take them to safety in Hiroshima Safety was short lived Her father a talented musician established a new life for the family but the outbreak of World War II created a cloud of suspicion that led to his imprisonment and years of deprivation for his familyAfter the bombing trapped in the center of previously unimagined devastation Kaleria summoned her strength to come to the aid of bomb victims treating the never before seen effects of radiationFluent in English Kaleria was soon recruited to work with Gen Douglas MacArthurs occupation forces in a number of secretarial positions until the family found a new life in the United StatesHeavily based on uotes from Kaleria's memoirs written immediately after World War II and transcripts of United States Army Air Force interviews with her her story is an emotional and sometime chilling story of courage and survival in the face of one of historys greatest catastrophes Reading this story taught me a lot about the the Japanese Americans and Russian people’s WW11 experiences especially the families and people through this era How they lived through that horror and still survived How the families would be separated and still keep their faith until back together againi don’t I could have been that brave Well worth reading

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Surviving Hiroshima A Young Woman's StoryOn August 6 1945 22 year old Kaleria Pachikoff was doing pre breakfast chores when a blinding flash lit the sky over Hiroshima Japan A moment later everything went black as the house collapsed on her and her family Their world and everyone else's changed as the first atomic bomb was detonated over a city From Russian nobility the Palchikoff's barely escaped death at the hands of Bolshevik revolutionaries until her father a White Russian officer hijacked a ship to take them to safety in Hiroshima Safety was short lived Her father a talented musician established a new life for the family but the outbreak of World War II created a cloud of suspicion that led to his imprisonment and years of deprivation for his familyAfter the bombing trapped in the center of previously unimagined devastation Kaleria summoned her strength to come to the aid of bomb victims treating the never before seen effects of radiationFluent in English Kaleria was soon recruited to work with Gen Douglas MacArthurs occupation forces in a number of secretarial positions until the family found a new life in the United StatesHeavily based on uotes from Kaleria's memoirs written immediately after World War II and transcripts of United States Army Air Force interviews with her her story is an emotional and sometime chilling story of courage and survival in the face of one of historys greatest catastrophes How do you pick up the pieces when your world seems to be changed forever?For Kaleria she was able to survive a life changing event and move forward and that is what her son Anthony Drago chronicles in his book SURVIVING HIROSHIMA I have to say that I never thought about the individuals who were a part of this devastating event but this book puts them in sharp focus and allows us to see what life what like before how they made it through and importantly the lessons moving forwardIn the world we find ourselves in today it's great to know there are examples for us to look at of those who have survived dangerous situations and been able to go on with life taking with them the lessons we can then learn from That was true for Anthony and his family and now through his book we get the same opportunity