Nothing can prepare you to witness this’
By ROB GILHOOLY
Special to The Japan Times
ISHINOMAKI, Miyagi Pref. — It’s a relatively minor incident that gets me. I’m at a gymnasium in central Ishinomaki photographing members of Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) as they unload dozens of corpses from a truck. Each is wrapped in blankets, some with flowery designs far too cheerful for this occasion.