Why Did Hiroshima Happen?
Moments in History
In the early morning hours of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber headed for the city of Hiroshima to drop an atomic bomb on the city. The aftermath of the bombing still lives with its inhabitants today. This book details the events of Hiroshima and explains why this haunting event occurred. Photographs from the period supplement well-researched material to give this book a well-rounded view of this tragedy.