A real holocaust? Tokyo calling card

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Napalm, and not nuclear, looks like it was the real instrument in the destruction of .

Today marks the seventieth anniversary of the American firebombing of Tokyo, World War II’s deadliest day. More people died that night from napalm bombs than in the atomic strikes on and Nagasaki. But few in the United States are aware that the attack even took place.

via The Firebombing of Tokyo | Jacobin.

Tokyo burns during a firebomb attack 26 May 1945.

Tokyo burns during a firebomb attack 26 May 1945. (Photo credit: )

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