Friday, March 09, 1945  — Saturday, March 10, 1945

listed in Places the United States has Bombed

Tokyo

This is part of the bomb sites series by elin o'Hara slavick. Also available in book form: Bomb After Bomb: A Violent Cartography.

The Firebombing of Tokyo, March 9-10, 1945, LeMay's B-29 bombers attack Tokyo, a city of 6 million people. 600 bombers drop 1,665 tons of firebombs, destroying 16 square miles. 100,000 people killed, more than died at Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined.


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