Documenting Hiroshima and Nagasaki attacks profoundly impacted a military filmmaker and his daughter
Herbert Sussan was a young officer in the U.S. military when he directed a film about the human effects of the atomic attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He was deeply affected by the devastation.
His daughter Leslie Sussan wrote a memoir about his experiences.
Jon Kalish reports.
Herbert Sussan was a young U.S. Air Force officer when he directed a military film crew, documenting the devastation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. (Courtesy of Leslie Sussan)
Author Leslie Sussan. (Courtesy of Leslie Sussan)
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