The Explosion

When a bomb goes off, the flash actually enables you to see the bones in your own hands through your closed eyes, like an X-Ray. . . . Then the heat hit you and it came in through the back and it felt as if someone had turned a fire-bar inside you and it gradually got hotter and hotter.”
- Douglas Hern, United Kingdom,  was a British soldier on Kirimati/ Christmas Island from 1957 to 1958 - photo: DGTL Concepts