Hiroshima after the atomic bombing in 1945

During World War II, Hiroshima was a center for both industrial and military activities. It was the headquarters of Field Marshal Shunroku Hata’s Second General Army, commanding the defense of southern Japan, and was located in Hiroshima Castle. Hata’s army consisted of about 400,000 men, most of whom were on Kyushu where an Allied invasion … Read more