US Firestorming of Tokyo Rivaled the Hiroshima Bombing

Featured image: Charred remains of Japanese civilians after the firebombing of Tokyo on the night of 9–10 March 1945. (Source: Ishikawa Kōyō / Wikimedia Commons) In the early hours of 10 March 1945, as America’s heavy aircraft dropped over 1,600 tons of bombs on Tokyo, a firestorm larger and hotter than ever before was brewing. … Continue reading US Firestorming of Tokyo Rivaled the Hiroshima Bombing