Hiroyuki Agawa

Hiroyuki Agawa was born in Hiroshima in 1920. He wrote about his experiences as a student soldier and his family's survival of the bombing of Hiroshima. His major works include "Kumo no bohyo" and "Gunkan Nagato no shogai." In 1994 Agawa was awarded the Noma Bungei Prize and in 1999 the Order of Culture.